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Get a taste of what it’s like to work in the police force by becoming a Cadet.

As a Cadet, you will get a unique opportunity to learn more about your local police force whilst working with local communities on exciting projects to improve your local area. Join today if you are looking for a new exciting challenge, or to gain insight in what it would be like to become a police officer.

Working as a Cadet you can expect to

  • Work as part of a team and learn team-building skills.
  • Gain experience of the different policing sectors.
  • Attend cadet meetings on a weekly basis.
  • Take part in community events and fundraising activities.
  • Complete training and drills.
  • Help promote crime prevention initiatives.

How to Become a Cadet

To become a Cadet you need to be between the ages of 13-17.

Skills and experience

We need people who are:

  • Aged 13 to 17.
  • Up for a challenge.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Keen to work with local communities.
  • Good at problem-solving and taking the initiative to complete tasks.

If you are interested in becoming a Staffordshire Police Cadet or would like more information on volunteering, email