Police Service

By Ryan Hervey

A job role working within the UK Police

Dog Handler:

As a dog handler, you would work with a specially trained dog and be responsible for its care and control. You and your dog would work as a team, helping to prevent and detect crime. You could also find lost or missing people or protect property. As a dog handler you would earn £25,000 + per year and work arround 30 - 40 per week.

Community Support Officer:

As a police community support officer (PCSO) you would work alongside the police, patrolling the local area, dealing with minor incidents and offences. You would provide assistance to the police and a visible presence in the area to reassure the public. you need to be able to do the following thing to be a PCSO:

  • communicate well
  • make difficult decisions