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The Volunteer Police Cadets programme provides an opportunity for young people aged 13-17 to get involved in activities which support community policing and learn about responsible citizenship. 

As a Cadet, you'll undergo training and take part in voluntary work with the police in your local community. You'll develop key life skills and enhance your opportunities for further education, training and employment – whether this is within the police service or another profession.

*Cadets recruitment is now open*

We're currently looking for Cadets in the following areas:
  • Canterbury
  • Tonbridge
  • Maidstone
  • Gravesend 
  • Dover
For more information, please visit the national Volunteer Police Cadets or email [email protected]

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To apply, please fill out the application form below. Recruitment closes at 4pm on Friday 20 January.
Do you have any health problems we should be aware of?:*

This information will be treated in confidence.
Have you ever been arrested or reported for any offence?:*

This information will be treated in confidence and will not be divulged to anyone outside of the Cadet programme. Failure to declare this information may be grounds for refusal.
Parental consent:*
Please only click the submit button once. You will receive an email notification to confirm your application has been received.

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