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Met has dropped second language skills as a requirement for new recruits

Force had trialled mandating that probationers must be able to speak one of 14 tongues.

The last passing out parade at Hendon last year. Photo: Met Police Facebook

The last passing out parade at Hendon last year. Photo: Met Police Facebook

Date - 13th March 2017
By - Ian Weinfass - Police Oracle
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The Met has no plans to reintroduce second language skills as a requirement for all new recruits. In the last financial year, the force took on two intakes of probationers who had to be fluent in a second language to apply. Wannabe officers were...
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