Welcome to Lancashire Constabulary Careers
We believe in individuality, diversity, and initiative – people who can be counted on – not simply counted. We are looking for individuals who can fill the ranks of Lancashire’s finest staff and officers, who will help us serve one of the most diverse, demanding and interesting regions this country has to offer.
We offer great benefits, proper training, the full commitment of our impressive resources, a career for life, and most importantly roles that truly make a difference.
Find out if a career with us is just the change you’re looking for.
PCSO Recruitment is now open!
Applications are OPEN and will close on Monday 11th December 2023 at 10:00am.
We are looking to recruit local people from, and for, their local communities – we have PCSO’s working all across Lancashire, from Fleetwood on the coast to Whitworth on the GMP border, and from the Ribble Valley bordering rural North Yorkshire right over to Skelmersdale in West Lancashire.
Lancashire Constabulary is committed to local community Neighbourhood Policing, Police Community Support Officers are at the heart of this commitment. Police Community Support Officers are an integral part of the local Neighbourhood Policing team, working with partners and the community to reduce crime, the fear of crime and preventing vulnerability.
Could this be the perfect role for you?
Job Title: Digital Communications Assistant
Location: Hutton HQ
Applications are OPEN and will close on Wednesday 27th December 2023 AT 9am.
Our social media channels are at the heart of how we engage with our communities across Lancashire. Can you help us make them stand out?
We’re recruiting a Digital Communications Assistant to be part of our award-winning Media & Engagement team based at Hutton Headquarters. This role is hugely varied – from monitoring our Facebook and Twitter channels to respond to the public, as well as creating content and stories which highlight the amazing work we do to bring criminals to justice and keep people safe. No two days are the same!
Could this be the perfect role for you?
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Burnley Special Inspector recognised at national volunteering awards ceremony
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First recruits join on the newest route into policing
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Could you get justice for victims of crime like PC Marc?
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Could you save a life like PC Jack?
We wanted to share with you a real glimpse into some of the incidents our officers respond to on a day to day basis. Once such officer is PC Jack, who along with his colleague PC Marc, were the first on scene to a drowning accident of a child. We caught up with Jack and asked him to tell us […]
Q&A session with Police Officer Steph
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Police Cadets Q&A session
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