Former Kent Police officers, staff and volunteers are being encouraged to consider returning to the force while it keeps the county safe during the Covid-19 emergency.

As demands on policing change during the coronavirus pandemic, Kent Police is looking at ways it can maintain the best possible service to the public.

Officers, staff, volunteers and members of Kent’s Special Constabulary who have previously served with the force can now express an interest in returning to support the force. Those interested in returning can register their interest in their preferred category below.

Volunteer support roles

There are many support roles which would assist our officers and staff. If you are interested in returning to support the force by volunteering and you have previously served as a police officer, member of staff, special constable or volunteer, please contact

Joining our Special Constabulary

Are you a special constable who wishes to return, or could you become one? All we ask is that you commit to a minimum of 16 hours frontline policing and 2 hours training per month to enable us to plan effectively during this challenging period. If you are interested please contact

Returning as a regular police officer 

Are you an experienced officer who has retired in the past 5 years? Could you return as a serving police officer? For more information please visit Police Returner Scheme.