200000MG Requisition #

Grade: Specials Sergeant- Transfer on Promotion or at rank

Salary: Out of Pocket expenses

Closing date: January 31st 2021 


Can you see yourself volunteering for one of the country’s leading forces?

This is your opportunity to transfer your service, skills and experience as a Special Constable to West Midlands Police


West Midlands Police are currently recruiting for Specials transferees at the rank of Sergeant or Specials with leadership potential who wish to apply for the role of Special Sergeant


West Midlands Police is changing the face of policing, and you could be part of our major plans.


.The West Midlands is a busy, urban area offering a diverse range of communities to protect and support. Our HQ is in Birmingham, which is the youngest city in Europe - with under-25s accounting for nearly 40% of the population. But it’s not all about the second city…we cover as far afield as Coventry and over to where the Black Country meets Staffordshire. We police six Premier League and Football League clubs and are preparing for major events such as Coventry City of Culture and Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022.


We want to build on this by bringing in additional skills, experience and diversity from established Special Constables to our already high performing teams.


We have a huge range of opportunities across all areas of the Force from Response to Neighbourhood Policing.



If you would like to be part of one of the most exciting transformations in British Policing please complete the application form. We would love to hear from you 

Are You Eligible?


You must currently be a serving Special Constable or have been in service in the role in the last 5 years within one of the Home Office Police Forces.

You must meet the following criteria:

  • Achieved Independent Patrol Status
  • Received First Aid Training
  • Free from any convictions/cautions/reprimands and penalty notices (other than driving penalty notices) even if you are serving as a Special Constable at the moment with another force. 
  • Free from any ongoing investigation in your current force
  • Have completed your minimum required annual hours
  • You must have passed the Sergeant's promotion process within your own force to transfer in post or have previously been a substantive Special Sergeant or higher rank in another Home office police force or BTP
  • If applying to transfer on promotion, you must pass the West Midlands Police Special Constabulary interview process and have the necessary experience and knowledge to hold that post.  
  • You must be in-ticket for mandatory training


If you are still uncertain as to your eligibility or have any questions, please initially go to our website and read through the FAQ areas of eligibility.

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