Volunteer Police Cadet Eligibility

The framework in which we operate is;

  • Age - 13 – 18yrs, boys and girls
  • Split age groups – (Junior Cadets 13-15yrs) – (Senior Cadets 15 -18yrs)
  • Volunteering - work in the local community is mandatory - minimum three hours per month
  • Venues - Colleges offering public service courses across Lancashire
  • Uniform provided free
  • Applicants from all backgrounds welcomed
  • We aim to be representative of local communities including those with a disability
  • Each Unit has a Cadet Commander, usually a Police Sergeant, and a number of Cadet Leaders who can be Police Staff, Regular Officers, Special's Constables or Police Support Volunteers who are appropriately vetted.
  • Qualifications – Community Leadership Programme, Princes Trust, Achieve, with progression to a Lancashire Constabulary Cadet Leadership Qualification.
  • Cadets will engage with local communities and other young people

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