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    Q537: What qualifications do I need to be a police officer?

    You will be required to have obtained certain qualifications and/or experience before you can apply to become a police officer. Some forces will ask that you hold a level 3 qualification, a Certificate in Knowledge of Policing and/or experience in a relevant policing or policing related role.

    For specific recruitment queries, you will need to contact your chosen force directly via their 101 number. Also see the website in related information for more details on eligibility and the application process.

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