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Contacting us

Due to unprecedented demand and unforeseen staffing issues, people calling 101 are experiencing longer waiting times than normal. Please report non-emergencies to us via our webchat and online reporting tool, but always call 999 in an emergency.

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Pay and benefits

When you join us as a police officer, we’ll make a wide range of benefits available to you

All new police officers working full-time (40 hours per week), receive a starting salary of £24,780, plus an annual regional allowance of £1,000. There will be annual increments up to a salary of £40,128.

You’ll enjoy the advantages of a contributory pension scheme, which offers generous benefits based on final salary. You’ll start with 22 days annual leave rising to 30 days, dependent on your length of service. You also have access to equity loans for housing under our Key Worker scheme.

For details of the benefits you’ll receive , see our working with us section.

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