We caught up with PC Yasmin Hylton to talk about the Police Officer Fitness Test (Bleep Test) which forms part of the application process.
With regular recruitment opportunities to join us as a Police Officer, we armed PC Umar Ijaz with a camera to film a shift in Accrington to get an insight into the role of a Police Officer. Could this be the perfect career opportunity for you?
A volunteer police cadet from Blackpool who has dedicated hours of his time to supporting policing has been shortlisted for a prestigious award. 17-year-old Harry Snelson who lives in the Warbreck area has been nominated for a Lord Ferrers Award, which honours those who provide an outstanding contribution to policing through volunteer work. He has been a police cadet for […]
We would like to extend a warm welcome to Sacha Hatchett, who has taken up the position of Deputy Chief Constable on Monday 27th September. Sacha was sworn in at an attestation ceremony first thing on Monday morning (an attestation ceremony is an oath made by police officers to uphold the law). Sacha Hatchett joins us from North Wales Police […]
By day he delivers post to his neighbours and by night he’s serving the people of Lancashire as special constable Gareth Munroe. Postie Gaz, 29, has been a special constable in East for the past two years and says he now can’t imagine life without his uniform. He is one of 166 specials who volunteer their time every week to […]
New Police Dogs and Police Horses have joined the team at Lancashire Constabulary. The Dogs Unit and Mounted Branch have benefited from an uplift of officers and four-legged colleagues in order to provide additional resilience and better equip the force to catch people who break the law. You can meet some of our newbies below *Warning, cuteness overload* At the […]
Lancashire Constabulary’s Deputy Chief Constable has been awarded the Queen’s Police Medal in Her Majesty’s Birthday Honours. Terry Woods was described as an ‘exemplary operational leader’ and an ‘inspiration to officers and staff’ whose calm and considered leadership has proved invaluable at times of crisis. Terry joined Lancashire Constabulary in July 1996, was appointed as Assistant Chief Constable in June […]
Lancashire Police have exceeded their target to recruit an extra 153 officers into the force this year. In addition to the target set by the Government as part of the Police Uplift Programme, over 60% of the new police officers recruited were female in Lancashire, joining only three other forces nationally to encourage more female recruits. Some of the officers […]
As part of the newest Police Officer recruitment campaign to join the Degree Holder Entry Programme, applicants have a choice of routes to apply for. The Detective Entry Programme or Uniformed Officer. To help you make your choice, we interviewed some of our uniformed officers and detectives so they can introduce you to some of the different roles and departments […]
Chris Rowley took the position of Chief Constable of Lancashire Constabulary on Thursday 1 April 2021 – and says he’s very proud to be taking the helm at one of the country’s top performing police forces. Chris was chosen as Andy Rhodes’ successor in a competitive selection process led by the Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, in December last […]