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Career Pathways

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Career Pathways

Where a Police career can take you

You’ll constantly grow and learn because professional development continues throughout your career.

Being at the forefront of police response within communities.

  • frontline

    General Duties Constable

    Respond to emergencies and prevent crime. You’ll attend street disorder, family violence, road crashes, and stolen car investigations. You'll participate in operations at major sporting events, prepare files for court, and help to locate missing people.

  • Road Policing

    When you work in road policing–including Highway Patrol, the Commercial Vehicle Investigations Unit, and the Serious Crash Unit – you can reduce injury and save lives.

  • Sergeant


    Take charge –  lead others in a range of policing roles on your way to promotion. From there, anything is possible – even becoming the Police Commissioner.  Aim high and take charge of your career.