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Officers really are getting younger as recruitment age lowered to 17

Officer recruitment age has been cut to 17-years-old to allow recruits to apply for the apprenticeship scheme.

Officers really are getting younger as recruitment age lowered to 17

Date - 22nd October 2020
By - Chloe Livadeas
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An amendment to the Police Regulations 2020 has lowered the recruitment age from 18 to 17 years old. Recruits will not however be able to start in the role until they turn 18. New recruitment guidance states: “Candidates aged 17 and above...
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