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South Yorkshire Volunteer Police Cadets
Date published: 12 September 2023 08:43
South Yorkshire Volunteer Police Cadets represent the force at community events and participate in a variety of activities and formal training as well as learning about various roles within the police.
Applications for Cadets
Recruitment is now closed and will reopen in April 2024 for four weeks.
All secondary schools will be notified and posts will appear on our social media channels with a link to the application form.
What you will learn as a Cadet
During the scheme you will explore the following subjects:
drug law and connected issues
public order/sporting events
Expectations of Cadets
You will be expected to:
dress smartly and wear appropriate uniform when attending cadet evenings and other events
adhere to force policy on dress and personal appearance at work, which covers hair - for example no shaved areas/ patterns, natural coloured hair only, long hair tied up in a bun - facial hair, jewellery, cosmetics and tattoos
supply your own plain black shoes/boots which must be worn with black socks
attend a weekly district meeting held on a Wednesday evening and volunteer for additional activities that may take place at evenings and weekends
be punctual at all times and inform the cadet manager if delayed for any reason.
participate in no acts likely to bring discredit on either the South Yorkshire Police Volunteer Cadets or South Yorkshire Police
successfully pass a probationary period.
Please note that you may also be subject to background checks as part of the recruitment process.
You need to be 15 years old by 31 August 2024 and no older than 17 years of age by 31 May 2025
You need to live in South Yorkshire
All successful candidates must attend a two-day mandatory induction programme and dates for this will be published once applications are open in April 2024.
The next cadet programme starts on 4th September 2024.