Welcome to a changing city, a changing organisation and a fascinating and exciting role

For London…

A modern, transformed and more efficient Met will Protect London by investing more of its time on the areas of greatest threat, risk and harm; – tackling effectively our highest priority of violence.

We will make every community safer through our new neighbourhood policing service and a stronger focus on safeguarding to protect the most vulnerable.

For Our People

We will provide real time information to keep them safe and manage risk, and provide professional support so they can concentrate on their job; and equip them with the skills and knowledge they need.

We will deliver a digital service from contact to court to help meet demand, and trust in them to do their job well and have good professional judgement so their time is spent on activities that have the most impact.


London is one of the most exciting and diverse cities in the world – and policing is no easy task. It takes a huge number of people from all sorts of different backgrounds with a wide range of skills and experience. Do you have what it takes to be one of them? Find out if a career with the Met is just the change you’re looking for, and what kind of challenges, experiences and rewards you could have in store.


Our mission, vision and values endure.  Bearing down on violence remains our top priority, and that includes a sharp focus on those crimes that disproportionally affect women and girls and how we tackle the very issues women and girls tell us make them feel unsafe. 

Our vision is to be the most trusted police service in the world. The trust and confidence of the public towards us remains a central priority.  We will become even closer to our communities.

Compassionate, courageous, professional and always acting with integrity – our values are a non-negotiable part of working for the Met. This is the Met that I want all Londoners to know, full of great people who are focused on doing the job well and who turn our values into action every day.  This takes every single member of the Met.   

We now have the largest number of police officers in our recorded history, and we are in a year of record growth.  Plus, we are more diverse than we have ever been.  That increase in numbers and diversity makes us an even stronger Met, relentlessly focusing efforts on keeping London safe for everyone.

The Met continues to transform too.  We continue to exploit the digital age; to maximise the opportunities that our data provides us and roll out the very best of technology.  All while future proofing the Met for the next generation of leaders.  The Met must be known as a truly modern police service, but with the best of policing’s traditional values at our core.

This information pack will give you more insight into our Met, as well the qualities and experience we are looking for.  I do hope you will consider applying to join us – it’s a brilliant place to work, like no other in policing. 










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What to do next

Please submit your completed online application by the advert closing date.

For general enquiries please visit https://www.met.police.uk/contact/af/contact-us/ or contact the Recruitment Team on 01633 632500.

  • The recruitment process is thorough and consequently can be quite lengthy.
  • Shortlisting and interviews will be based on the criteria listed.
  • Until an offer of appointment is confirmed in writing, you should not assume your application has been successful.