Become a Volunteer Police Cadet

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Essex Police are inviting young people aged 13-18 across Essex to join Essex’s first ever Volunteer Police Cadet programme.

The Volunteer Police Cadets (VPC) is a national uniformed voluntary youth organisation, supported by the Police, and open to young people aged 13 -18 from across the UK’s diverse communities, irrespective of their background or financial circumstances, and including those vulnerable to crime or social exclusion.

VPC Recruitment Brochure

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Download Recruitment Brochure here (pdf 674KB)

The Volunteer Police Cadet programme offers a fantastic variety of opportunities, including access to the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme and  helps to prepare young people the future by providing a range of activities and opportunities to develop qualifications, enhance inter-personal skills and confidence, and achieve a sense of pride through supporting community policing.

If you want to help improve your local community, have an interest in finding out more about how the Police work, or the law, the VPC is for you.

How to apply

For further information please contact  VPC Inspector Emma Matthews

More information

For more information please visit Essex Police website 

or National Volunteer Police Cadets