Derbyshire Constabulary

Derbyshire Constabulary serves an area of more than 1,000 square miles and a population of around one million. In the north of the county rural areas of the High Peak, Derbyshire Dales and the Derwent Valley attract a significant amount of tourism, with Matlock being the county’s municipal capital and a town which, along with Bakewell, the Chatsworth Estate and the spa town of Buxton, are famous throughout Britain The county is also home to old mining communities, modern towns and business centres. At its core is the vibrant and culturally diverse city of Derby in which more than 70 different languages are spoken. This diversity makes policing the county both challenging and rewarding, and a total of 1,933 police officers, 163 Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs),237 members of the Special Constabulary and 19 volunteers are tasked with keeping Derbyshire one of the safest counties in the country. The constabulary also employs 1,451 staff members, making it one of the biggest employers in the county. The force strives to meet its commitment to the people of Derbyshire. We are committed to providing a high-quality policing service. Our purpose is to prevent and reduce crime, attack criminality, protect vulnerable people, provide reassurance and deliver value for money. We are a forward-thinking police force who use social media as a professional tool to reach an ever-increasing online community. Many of our 95 Safer Neighbourhood Teams also have one or more member on Twitter, ensuring that our messages are far-reaching and expansive. In 2014,the force earned a top recognition for our commitment to communicating with the county’s deaf or hard of hearing population, the Louder Than Words charter mark - the only force in Britain to obtain such an accolade. If you're interested in a career with Derbyshire Constabulary, visit our website: