Agile Working
The Constabulary is recognised at being at the forefront of technology within the police service and encourages agile and flexible working practices
Local Government Pension Scheme
Enjoy the advantages of a local government pension scheme where you can get a package of benefits as a member
Development
A supportive career with excellent training packages and opportunities for development

Case Studies

Martin Hodgson case study
If you are a police officer in Cumbria you will feel that you can genuinely make a huge difference to your community and there is no better reward.
DC Sarah Penman
My favourite part of the role is making a genuine and positive impact on people lives
PC Tracey Horkey
My advice to others who are considering applying would be to carry out your own research to understand what the process entails and help you decide if the role is right for you.
DC John Robinson
The reward of putting dangerous criminals in prison makes the hard work worthwhile; nothing in life could be more fulfilling.
DC Jude Kelly
I genuinely believe that as a Police Officer you can make such a positive impact on people’s lives.
DS Carolyn Wilson
I love supporting victims, working closely with partners and doing everything possible to bring offenders to justice.
SC Ro Kapoor
I would say it’s a fantastic opportunity so grasp it with both hands and make a real difference, not just to your local force, but you community and your city.
SC Caroline Powney
Being a Special will test you, so you’ll need to be open to being challenged. But if you’re OK with that, and you’re looking for an exciting and rewarding volunteering opportunity, you won’t regret it.
Charlotte Nutter case study
Policing in Cumbria is as busy, varied and complex as anywhere else in the country.
Martin Hodgson case study
If you are a police officer in Cumbria you will feel that you can genuinely make a huge difference to your community and there is no better reward.
DC Sarah Penman
My favourite part of the role is making a genuine and positive impact on people lives

Positive Action

Positive Action helps us, as employers, remove barriers and issues to recruitment, retention and progression to people from under-represented groups, whilst still employing people on merit.
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