We value our staff and support them to achieve their full potential by:

  • offering excellent staff benefits and rewards including a pension scheme and a staff discount scheme
  • providing a work environment that encourages open staff views and collaborative working 
  • treating staff fairly, equally and welcoming staff from a number of backgrounds
  • providing a range of staff support groups
  • providing a Positive Action team who support those from under-represented groups and those with a protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010
  • recognising the importance of a good work life balance
  • offering access to training opportunities
  • supporting career development through promotional opportunities and training opportunities

We are:

  • rated as outstanding by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Service (HMICFRS) for the way we treat our workforce
  • an Armed Forces Covenant silver award employer, recognising the wealth of skills and experience the Armed Forces community can bring to policing in Kent
  • a Disability Confident Employer improving how we recruit, retain and develop disabled people

Our culture, behaviours and attitudes

Our culture is made up of our common principles, behaviours and attitudes.

Our principles

  • feel valued and supported
  • have direction and visible leadership
  • be acknowledged and recognised
  • be engaged with and listened to
  • be trusted
  • be selfless
  • be open

Our behaviours and attitudes

  • put victims and witnesses first
  • enjoy coming to work
  • focus on quality
  • be honest, act with integrity, embracing the Code of Ethics
  • be proud and work hard
  • do the right thing