Grahamstown saps in eastern cape,16 beaufort st.6139 looking for Police officers during covid-19 uphold law and order through the detection, prevention and investigation of crime.
What does a police officer do? Typical employers |Qualifications and training | Key skills
Duties can include:
interviewing suspected criminals
writing crime reports
dealing with paperwork
gathering prosecution evidence
giving evidence in court
fostering good relationships with the public
patrolling areas by foot and car
making and processing arrests
responding to emergencies
offering advice and reassurance to the public
keeping the peace/mediating in tense situations
For many, the sense of reward derived from serving the community and preventing crime will outweigh the negatives.
Typical employers of police officers
Local police forces
The Ministry of Defence Police
Closing date 20-June-2020
For more information contact stations commander numbers 046 6039155 /066 0036790
Fax numbers (086)6015411/(086)4399711
Most forces will advertise locally in the regional press so it is worth contacting the force you are interested in joining to see if they are recruiting or see the police recruitment portal online. Vacancies may also be advertised on jobin,mnc jobs,job space,local news papers,trabojobs,specialist forces websites, in local and national newspapers and on targetjobs.
Qualifications and training required
It is possible to become a police officer both with or without a degree, although all entrants must pass standard police initial recruitment tests (fitness, medical and educational). There are no height restrictions or upper age limits for applications.
The requirements for becoming a police officer vary across police forces; some will ask that applicants hold a Certificate in Knowledge of Policing, have acceptable A levels, or have experience in a relevant role. It is recommended to contact your chosen police force in order to find out their eligibility requirements. While previous experience is not always expected, attendance at familiarisation events and involvement in local police work can be advantageous. Visible tattoos, debt problems and certain criminal convictions may prevent entry.
For graduates, the Police Now Leadership programme is open to candidates with a minimum 2.1 in any degree discipline and works with a number of forces across