What qualifications do you need for police officer?
- legal knowledge including court procedures and government regulations.
- knowledge of public safety and security.
- negotiation skills for keeping people safe.
- patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
- sensitivity and understanding for dealing with traumatic situations.
How long does it take to join the police?
The process length varies – we strive to complete the process within six months but it may considerably take longer. The process includes: Completing the application form including proof of eligibility and assessment of your competency- based questions. Online assessment centre programme.
How can I join Australian police?
There is a seven-step process to becoming an Australian Federal Police officer:
- Pass the AFP Entrance Exam.
- Pass the fitness assessment.
- Complete a detailed application.
- Pass a medical and psychological assessment.
- Pass a security assessment.
- Attend the two-day Assessment Centre course.
Is it worth joining the police?
Starting a career in the police can be one of the best things you’ll ever do. You’ll be able to make a real difference in your community, reducing crimes and making people safer. Develop new skills as data and technology become ever more important to policing. Work well with colleagues as part of an effective team.
Can you join the police at 16?
What’s the minimum age I can apply? You can now apply to join the police service at age 17, though you’ll need to wait until you’re 18 before you can officially become a police officer.
Why join the Northern Territory Police Force?
Join the Northern Territory Police Force to experience the Northern Territory and make a difference in our community. We are currently recruiting for Constables, Auxiliaries and Aboriginal Community Police Officers (ACPO).
How do I get a job with the NT police force?
A career with the Northern Territory Police Force offers a wide variety of interesting and challenging opportunities with excellent remuneration and conditions. For further information contact NT Police Recruitment via email at [email protected] or call 1800 005 099.
What are the requirements to join the NT Police Auxiliary?
Have an ability to complete the NT Police Fitness Assessment (as detailed in the Auxiliary Information Booklet). Possess a current provisional or open driver’s licence to drive a manual vehicle. Integrity background checks will be performed to identify any criminal/traffic offences.
What does the Australian Federal Police (AFP) do?
Police officers working for the Australian Federal Police (AFP) are responsible for policing federal law in all states and territories, and for community policing in the ACT and Australia’s external territories. The AFP, with its headquarters located in Canberra, is Australia’s international law enforcement and policing agency.