What does this accessibility statement relate to?

This accessibility statement applies to the website www.recruitment-dcp-dp.org and it's domain.

Who runs this website and domain?

This website is run by Devon & Cornwall Police and Dorset Police. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • Change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • Zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen, using your existing browser (Ctrl + / Command +)
  • Navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • Listen to most of the website using a screen reader

We have also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.
AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible this website is

You can use our accessibility tool on our website (on the left hand side) to:

  • Put a greyscale on the whole website
  • Turn on a high contrast
  • Turn on a negative contrast
  • Lighten the background
  • Underline all of the links
  • Change the font to a more readable format

We know that some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • You cannot modify the line height or spacing of text
  • You may not be able to skip the main content when using a screen reader

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:

We will consider your request and get back to as soon as we can

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact our Web Team providing any specific page links that may be relevant as well as ensuring you leave a contact email so that we can respond to you.

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Contacting us

We provide a text relay service for people who are D/deaf, hearing impaired or have a speech impediment.
If you are Deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired, you can textphone us on 18001 101 or sms/text 67101.

Technical information about this website's accessibility

Both Devon & Cornwall Police and Dorset Police are committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance Status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to:

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations
Navigation and accessing information

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations


All of our PDF's are held on our 'Useful Documents' page. They are not essential to providing our services as we are able to provide alternative formats upon request, while we address this issue.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

Any new PDF's or documents we publish will meet accessibility standards. We are also in the process of ensuring the current PDF's are available in an accessible format for screen readers and plan to have this completed by March 2021.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on Wednesday 05th August 2020. It was last reviewed on Wednesday 05th August 2020.

This website was last tested on This website was last tested on Wednesday 05th August 2020. The test was carried out by by ourselves.

We decided to test a sample of pages. We selected 10 pages that had varied content that represented the most likely pages to be visited by a range of people at different stages of their journey through our website.