This book provides step-by-step guidance on each and every phase of the police recruitment process. It takes you through the whole process from completing the application form correctly to practising for the various tests, exercises, role plays and interviews at the Assessment Centre, and preparing for the board interview before being confirmed in rank. Written by a serving police officer, this book is for the person on the street who wants to join the police force, and for Community Support Officers and Special Constables who want to become Police Constables. It focuses closely on the role of a Police Officer and develops your understanding of the position for which you are applying. Contents: Introduction; 1. What does a Police Officer do?; 2. Behavioural Competencies; 3. The Application Form; 4. The Assessment Centre – Introduction; 5. The Assessment Centre – Written Exercises; 6. The Assessment Centre – Interactive Exercises; 7. The Assessment Centre -Numerical Reasoning Test; 8. The Assessment Centre – Verbal Reasoning Test; 9. The Assessment Centre – The Interview; 10 The Physical; 11. The Medical; 12. Conclusion; Appendices; Index.