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Background and Final Checks


Background and Final Checks

Final Background Checks

Reference Checks

We’ll now contact three referees to get an idea of your suitability for a Police career.

Suitable referees could be past or present employers, officials of clubs you belong to, or groups you've been a member of. Your referees will be asked to fill out an online form and may be contacted for further information if required.

Further Checks

At this stage in the process we'll do a final check to ensure all further checks (as outlined here) have been completed before you progress to the next step.