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    How would I get there? by doing a degree?
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    (Original post by s43)
    How would I get there? by doing a degree?
    I would guess doing a degree, then working your way up...
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    (Original post by jumpunderaboat)
    I would guess doing a degree, then working your way up...
    Yeah, a degree in Criminology or something similar may help.........

    my dad is in the police has been for 22 years....
    its goes
    PC
    seargent
    inspector
    chief inspector
    superintendant
    chiefsuperintendant
    constable


    thats a rough guide......... but yes, like jumpunderaboat said, you'd have to work your way up
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    Well the highest rank is the Commissioner, and then there are Chief Constables who command the regions and Commanders who work at Scotland Yard.

    I believe there are also Deputy Commissioners, Assistant Commissioners and Deputy Assistant Commissioners.
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    you have to start from a Police constable, and spend 2 years as one. then you can start applying for transfers and other things

    have a look on the .www.policecouldyou.co.uk website, that will help you alot
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    (Original post by Stern_blues)
    you have to start from a Police constable, and spend 2 years as one. then you can start applying for transfers and other things

    have a look on the .www.policecouldyou.co.uk website, that will help you alot
    I think if you're on fast-track you only need to spend six months as a PC.
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    Most of the fifty-six UK Police forces use a standard set of ranks, listed here in ascending seniority.

    Constable
    Sergeant
    Inspector
    Chief Inspector
    Superintendent
    Chief Superintendent
    Assistant Chief Constable
    Deputy Chief Constable
    Chief Constable

    The Metropolitan Police is slightly different. Being larger, there are more senior ranks, above Chief Superintendent, it goes:

    Commander
    Deputy Assistant Commissioner
    Assistant Commissioner
    Deputy Commissioner
    Commissioner
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    (Original post by DazYa777)
    my dad is in the police has been for 22 years....
    its goes
    PC
    seargent
    inspector
    chief inspector
    superintendant
    chiefsuperintendant
    constable


    thats a rough guide......... but yes, like jumpunderaboat said, you'd have to work your way up
    you missed the number 1 (or self elected number 1) David Blunket! He ain't above the law - he is the law
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    (Original post by s43)
    How would I get there? by doing a degree?
    By being a good politician
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    (Original post by sisyphus)
    Most of the fifty-six UK Police forces use a standard set of ranks, listed here in ascending seniority.

    Constable
    Sergeant
    Inspector
    Chief Inspector
    Superintendent
    Chief Superintendent
    Assistant Chief Constable
    Deputy Chief Constable
    Chief Constable

    The Metropolitan Police is slightly different. Being larger, there are more senior ranks, above Chief Superintendent, it goes:

    Commander
    Deputy Assistant Commissioner
    Assistant Commissioner
    Deputy Commissioner
    Commissioner
    Though I've also heard of Borough Commander? Where does that fit in?
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    (Original post by Lord Huntroyde)
    Though I've also heard of Borough Commander? Where does that fit in?
    I think it's the position of the policeman that heads up the police in a particular borough, usually having the rank of Chief Superintendent.

    So, for instance, Chief Super Smith is borough commander of the London Borough of wherever.
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    What is the quickest way of becoming an inspector or a chief inspector? you don't have to wear uniform for that job, right?
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    (Original post by s43)
    What is the quickest way of becoming an inspector or a chief inspector? you don't have to wear uniform for that job, right?
    Have you never watched "Frost"
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    (Original post by s43)
    What is the quickest way of becoming an inspector or a chief inspector?
    Be a Freemason.
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    (Original post by s43)
    What is the quickest way of becoming an inspector or a chief inspector? you don't have to wear uniform for that job, right?
    Roughly, there are two divisions of the Police, the regualr police and the detectives. Each follow the same or a very similar pattern of rank, so you can have Police Constrable and Detective Constable, a [Police] Inspector or a Detective Inspector.

    No detectives have to wear their uniforms generally, but all those on the police or "uniform" side do. Even the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police has a uniform (with very shiny buttons).

    The quickest way of reaching it is by being very good at your job.
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    (Original post by s43)
    What is the quickest way of becoming an inspector or a chief inspector? you don't have to wear uniform for that job, right?
    Oral.
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    (Original post by Jools)
    Be a Freemason.
    A what?
 
 
 
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