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Being a police officer is like no other job in the world. It’ll be the most challenging thing you’ve ever done, but it’ll also be the most rewarding.

You’ll get to make a genuine difference to your community, and you’ll help make County Durham and Darlington a better place to live.

The qualities, skills, and eligibility criteria we look for. 

Read what serving officers have to say about life as a police officer.

Find out about how the recruitment and applications process works. 

Learn more about the paths you can take to become a police officer. 

Read about pay, pension, annual leave, career opportunities and more. 

Make your application to join Durham Constabulary.