Sussex Police

Sussex Police serves East and West Sussex and the city of Brighton & Hove - an area of 3,780km. A resident population of 1.65m grows significantly with millions of visitors, holidaymakers, students, seasonal workers and the 39 million passengers who travel through Gatwick Airport.

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About Sussex Police

Business location

Multiple locations across Sussex

Number of employees: 4900

Sector: Public Sector

Current vacancies

Number of vacancies: Multiple

Types of roles available:

We have a huge variety of exciting police staff roles. Please see our website for full details.

View current vacancies

Join as a Police Officer and achieve a BSc (Hons) degree in Professional Policing Practice, fully funded by Sussex Police.

This is an exciting three year, practical and vocational degree which will equip you with the skills and experience you need to meet the demands of modern policing. You will be employed as a Police Officer from day one and receive a starting salary of £21,652 (£23,152 including £1,500 South East allowance). The course combines practical “on the job” training with academic learning, allowing you to ‘earn while you learn’ without any student debt.

Being a police officer is one of the most personally rewarding, challenging and diverse careers available to you. It’s a vital role and offers a great sense of pride from helping and protecting those within our community. The public face of Sussex Police, you will ensure we’re fulfilling our commitment to protecting our communities, catching criminals and delivering an outstanding service to victims, witnesses and the public.

As well as the Police Constable role, we offer a huge variety of exciting police staff roles varying from Contact Officers, Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) to Mechanics. Please visit the Sussex Police website for all our current vacancies.

Visit the Sector Skills: Civil Service page to find out more about working for the Police.