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81 Police employees have compared their jobs on Breakroom. Find out what they say about pay, hours, shifts and more.

  • 3.4/10

    Officer

    • £46,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Hard to take holidays
    3. Stressed
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    July 2020
  • 8.6/10

    Communication

    • £24,000 per year, working a 36 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Enough training
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress

    Best thing

    Job security

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    July 2020
  • 7.0/10

    999 call handler

    • £27,500 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. No unpaid extra work
    3. Hard to change shifts
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    July 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Detective

    • £40,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Stressed
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    July 2020
  • 8.7/10

    Officer

    • Manages people
    • £41,500 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Don’t get proper breaks

    Best thing

    Team work

    Worst thing

    Long hours

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    July 2020
  • 8.8/10

    Officer

    • £24,100 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Treated with respect
    3. Stressed
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    July 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Communication operator

    • £28,000 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    saving lives

    Worst thing

    Rude clients

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    July 2020
  • 7.8/10

    Police officer

    • £24,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Enough training
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    July 2020
  • 7.0/10

    Officer

    • Manages people
    • £22.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Enough training
    3. Doing unpaid extra work
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    July 2020
  • 8.7/10

    Pcso

    • £29,300 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Have had opportunities to progress
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Freedom, work life balance.

    Worst thing

    Aggressive public.

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    June 2020
  • 6.8/10

    Officer

    • £35,000 per year, working a 46 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Have had opportunities to progress
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    June 2020
  • 8.3/10

    Police officer

    • £35,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Safe workplace
    3. Hard to change shifts

    Best thing

    Time off

    Worst thing

    Early start

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    June 2020
  • 8.2/10

    Detective

    • Manages people
    • £50,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Have had opportunities to progress
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    Every day is different

    Worst thing

    Stress

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    June 2020
  • 7.8/10

    Police officer

    • Manages people
    • £24,500 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Doing unpaid extra work

    Best thing

    Best job in the world

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    June 2020
  • 7.8/10

    Constable

    • £40,100 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Have had opportunities to progress
    3. Not treated with respect

    Best thing

    Working from home

    Worst thing

    Supervisor

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    June 2020
  • 10.0/10

    Pcso

    • £21,000 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 21–24 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Safe workplace
    3. Recommends their team

    Best thing

    No day is the same

    Worst thing

    Sudden deaths

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    June 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Officer

    • £15.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Stressed
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    June 2020
  • 4.4/10

    Detective

    • £39,500 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Unsafe workplace
    3. Hard to change shifts
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    June 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Police

    • £26,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Proper sick pay
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    June 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Police constable

    • £27,500 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. Not treated with respect
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    June 2020