Detective Entry Programme

Detective Entry - Coming Soon!

Check back here from Monday 3rd March 2020 for more information about this exciting opportunity.  In the mean-time below is a snippet of information about the role.

Are you observant? Tenacious? Creative?

Are you smart? Precise? Driven?

If so, you may very well have the skills needed to become a Detective Constable at Lancashire Constabulary.

The Detective Entry programme is your chance to be part of a professional and dedicated team carrying out crime investigations in a variety of areas.  These investigations will include serious and complex cases.  You will be at the forefront of policing innovation as we train, support and encourage you in your role as a Detective.

Initially joining as a student police officer, you will complete a structured development programme which will enable you to progress to the role of Detective Constable. 

As a Detective Constable your duties will encompass a range of investigative activities such as statement taking, securing and reviewing CCTV, log keeping, prisoner interviewing, intelligence interviews and file building. You will have full responsibility of your case and will attend court and give evidence. 

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for career-driven individuals who have the ability to make effective decisions; people who can plan and prioritise effectively to deliver an outstanding service and actively seek to find solutions to problems. We also need people who can demonstrate excellent customer service and communication skills. We expect all our staff to treat everyone with dignity and respect and to maintain the highest level of trust, confidentiality and integrity.

The Detective Entry Programme opens for applications from 10am on Monday 16th March 2020 and closes at 4pm on Friday 3rd April 2020.


For more information about applying to join Lancashire Police, please contact our HR team by emailing [email protected]

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