Job ref is: 081-2011-SO-ALL
The British Transport Police (BTP) is dedicated to tackling crime on Britain’s railways, up and down the country. Every day, we police the journeys of over six million passengers and 400,000 tonnes of freight over 10,000 miles of track.
For us, travelling is about more than just getting there. It’s about ensuring safety and security all the way. Right now, we are looking for motivated individuals of the highest calibre to help us protect anyone who travels by train.
Joining BTP as a Police Constable will put you right at the heart of a range of challenging scenarios – and in exactly the right position to enjoy an extremely varied and rewarding career.
While no two days will be the same, for the most part, you can expect to be out on patrol, meeting the public, and ensuring high visibility policing at all times.
Whenever you receive word of a live incident, you will investigate the circumstances and quickly work to maintain order. This will involve both reassuring the public, and ensuring the arrest of criminals, which may require you to call for and co-ordinate specialist support.
Crucially, you will actively participate in the intelligence led policing of your area, building on local knowledge and contributing to the observation and targeting of known criminals.
As part of this aim, you will undertake accurate, comprehensive and concise reporting to keep your colleagues within the intelligence unit fully informed. You will also work to ensure the integrity of any forms of evidence and other prosecution files, which you will compile to an agreed case investigation plan.
To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate an exceptional ability to think on your feet, lead by example and work collaboratively with all sections of the community.
Always, it will be your aim to support local and nationwide initiatives dedicated to improving the detection and prevention of crime.
We are looking to fill vacancies within the following locations:
We are anticipating a high volume of applications for this role so an early response is advised.
The closing date for applications is midnight Sunday 3rd July 2011.
Assessment centres will be held on the 9th, 10th, 16th and 17th July 2011 for the September intake. Assessment dates for the remaining intakes are to be confirmed.
To apply and for more information, check out the BTP Recruitment website. Good luck to anyone who applies
By the way, I beleive there is an internal applicant route for those who are already a BTP Special and/or BTP Police Staff.