Police Detective – Bedfordshire – £28,551 (plus £1,500 South Eastern Allowance)

Police Detective


£28,551 (plus £1,500 South Eastern Allowance)

CE Solutions are proud to be working with Bedfordshire Police who are now inviting applications to become a Police Detective via the Bedfordshire Accelerated Detective programme (Detective Degree Holder Entry Programme).

Applicants are sought with a curious, inquiring mind, who think they have what it takes to be a Detective.

The accelerated detective programme, also known as the ‘Detective Degree Holder Entry Programme’ (D-DHEP) is a two-year programme that combines on the job learning alongside working towards a fully funded graduate diploma with Anglia Ruskin University, all whilst earning a competitive salary and making a difference.

Following successful completion of the two-year training period, you will be confirmed as a Detective Constable and posted within one of Bedfordshire Police specialist investigative teams.

Why work for Bedfordshire Police?

Bedfordshire Police have gained a reputation as a pioneering and innovative force, responsible for policing a large diverse, multi-cultural population.

If you are looking for a fresh challenge which offers a genuine opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives, variety, and the chance to broaden your experience, then this is the force for you.

What do you need?

  • Indefinite leave and/or right to work in the UK, and have lived in the UK continuously for the last three years (unless you’ve been serving abroad with the British Armed Forces)
  • A full manual Category B Driving Licence or need to have passed your driving test by the time you have completed your initial classroom-based training, which is 22 weeks from date of appointment
  • Degree or Level 6 qualification

In return Bedfordshire Police can offer just some of the following fantastic benefits:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Access to free gym facilities including exercise and yoga classes (depending on location)
  • Paid sick leave of six months full pay and six months half pay
  • Sports & Social Club
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to the Blue Light Card scheme (nationwide discount card scheme that is available to those working in the NHS, emergency services, armed forces, social care and more)

If you think you have what it takes to become a Police Detective, we’d love to hear from you!

Coulter Elite Resourcing is an independent recruitment consultancy with a head office in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire supplying permanent, temporary and contract personnel from office junior through to the highest levels of management both locally and nationally. Our area of recruitment are Commercial, FMCG, Engineering, Technical and IT


We endeavour to reply to every application we receive, however due to the volume of applications sometimes we are unable to do this. If you have not heard back from us within 7 days of your application, please accept our apologises that you have on this occasion been unsuccessful in your application