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Cadets



The Volunteer Police Cadets programme provides an opportunity for young people aged 13-17 to get involved in activities which support community policing and learn about responsible citizenship. 

As a Cadet, you'll undergo training and take part in voluntary work with the police in your local community. You'll develop key life skills and enhance your opportunities for further education, training and employment – whether this is within the police service or another profession.

Register your interest

Recruitment for Cadets is currently open for;

  • Ashford
  • Canterbury
  • Dover
  • Gravesend
  • Medway
  • Sittingbourne
  • Swanley
  • Thanet.

Due to the number of cadets already on the waiting lists for Maidstone and Tonbridge Wells we will not be re-opening them at this time.

Please note, for Cadets under 13 we can only accept applications 6 months before their 13th birthday.

You can find out more information from the national Volunteer Police Cadets.

Please complete the form below to register your interest and you'll be placed on a waiting list. 

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