Welcome to our force
Thank you for your interest in joining Devon & Cornwall Police.
We are proud that Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly remain one of the safest places to live, work and visit. However crimes and incidents requiring a police response present unique challenges for policing our urban, rural and coastal communities.
Devon & Cornwall Police offer diverse, challenging career opportunities as well as being a great place to live and work.
When our communities are affected by crime or other crisis, it is essential that we respond with not only the right professional skills but also with the right personal attributes. If you believe you are this person then we would like to hear from you.
We are recruiting now for a range of transferee vacancies
We are now accepting applications for Police Officer, Detective Constable, Sergeant, ARV Constable and National Firearms Instructor Constable transferees and would very much like to hear from you. If you would like to apply please register your interest below and we will be in touch very soon.
Join us in South Devon
We are seeking experienced Police Constables and Detective Constables of all backgrounds to come and join our Police Family based in South Devon. Are you looking for the next step in your career? Find out more about what one of the most picturesque areas in the country could offer you!
Join us in North Devon
We are seeking experienced Police Constables, Detective Constables and Sergeants of all backgrounds to come and join our Police Family based in North Devon. Are you looking for the next step in your career? With incredible coastlines and landscapes, you can really make the most of your spare time in North Devon.
Are you an experienced Police Sergeant looking for a new challenge? We are looking for qualified sergeants to join our Police Family and, together, help keep our communities safe and feeling safe, identify and protect vulnerable people and prevent and respond to harm. Being a sergeant in Devon & Cornwall is a diverse and fulfilling role where no two days are the same. Why wait? Start your application today!
We’re looking for experienced detectives to join our team and, together, help keep communities safe and feeling safe, identify and protect vulnerable people and prevent and respond to harm. From investigating serious and complex crime, dealing with high profile cases and going above and beyond to help those in need, you’ll be an expert in investigating crimes; working as a team to make a real difference.
As one of the first on the scene at firearms incidents across the force area, you’ll play a vital role in keeping members of the public safe and secure. You will be the primary response to firearms incidents across the county and will also provide visible, proactive policing support for front line policing colleagues.
The postings for these vacancies will be in the following areas; Barnstaple / Exeter / Plymouth / Bodmin/ Camborne.
National Firearms Instructor Constable
As one of the first on the scene at firearms incidents across the force areas, you’ll play a vital role in keeping members of the public safe and secure. You will be the primary response to firearms incidents across the counties and will also provide visible, proactive policing support for front line policing colleagues.
We are seeking experienced Police Constables of all backgrounds to come and join our Police Family. Why not take the next step in your policing career and join us as a transferee Police Constable.
South West Regional Organised Crime Unit
You don’t need years of experience to join us. We’ll invest in you.
At SW ROCU, we work with local forces and national partners to target and disrupt the criminals posing the greatest risk to residents and businesses in our region. This includes offenders involved in cybercrime, economic crime, drug conspiracies, modern slavery and human trafficking, organised immigration crime, and child sexual abuse and exploitation.
It’s an exciting time to join us. We’re strengthening our officer numbers and we continually invest in both our people and new technology.
Working at SW ROCU, you'll work with partners at a regional, national and international level. You'll be at the forefront of the fight against serious and organised crime.
See us in action in Channel 4’s three-part series, available on All 4 Taken: Hunting the Sex Traffickers - All 4.
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