Avon and Somerset Police are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.
Our mission is to serve our communities. The most effective way we can do this is if the people who work for us are representative of our communities.
We are working hard to increase diversity and inclusion within the police, where communities are currently under-represented. This includes:
We want to encourage people of diverse backgrounds, experience and beliefs, who share our value of caring and want to make a difference in the community, to work for us.
We have over 5,000 people working for us and opportunities across a wide range of roles including Police Officers, Police Community Support Officers, Police support staff and Volunteers.
Perhaps you have thought about a career in the police but were unsure how to make this a reality?
Our dedicated Representative Workforce Team can:
We also have a network of Diversity Champions who can provide support to people from underrepresented groups who are considering joining the police.
If you would like to find out more about the Representative Workforce team, email Representative.Workforce@avonandsomerset.police.uk or follow us on Twitter.
You can also read the Inclusion and Diversity Highlight Report.
Register your interest in upcoming engagement events where you can find out more about starting a career in policing and the different opportunities available.
Ensuring our work environment is inclusive and ensuring all LGBT+ colleagues and staff are accepted without exception in the workplace.
We are delighted to have been evaluated as fully certified for the National Equality Standard and to have achieved the NES compliant accreditation for best practice in Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion in the workplace.
Challenging and changing attitudes towards disability, providing support, and removing barriers in our workplaces.