Do you want to become make a difference ? Join Merseyside Police

Merseyside Police is dedicated to fostering diversity, equality, and inclusion within its ranks and the communities it serves. This commitment is reflected in the force’s proactive engagement with diverse groups to ensure that its practices and policies enhance community trust and ensure fair treatment for all.


Why Work for Us?

Merseyside Police is one of the UK’s top-performing forces, achieving excellence through a diverse workforce that brings a broad range of skills and experiences. The force prides itself on creating a supportive environment where passion, drive, and dedication are the cornerstones of public safety and community satisfaction. By joining Merseyside Police, individuals become part of a dynamic team committed to making a real difference in society. This commitment extends to ensuring safety, fostering happiness, and building confidence among the public.

Equality and Diversity

Merseyside Police upholds the principle that everyone deserves equal access to opportunities and fair treatment, regardless of race, belief, sexual orientation, or disability. The force actively works to foster positive, friendly relations among different groups and backgrounds, ensuring that everyone feels valued and respected. This approach is not only reflected in daily policing but also within the organisation, through comprehensive policies that meet the diverse needs of all employees. Regular training sessions on topics such as deafness, mental health, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race, and honour-based violence are mandatory, ensuring that all staff remain sensitive to and informed about the complexities of modern society.


Merseyside Police has several initiatives aimed at enhancing the diversity of its workforce:

  • Recruitment Drives: Specific campaigns are designed to attract candidates from varied backgrounds, helping to enrich the force’s capabilities and perspectives.
  • Community Engagement: The force engages in numerous community outreach programs to mitigate racial disparities and build stronger community bonds.
  • Workplace Policies: Merseyside Police implements progressive workplace policies that promote an inclusive environment, accommodating the unique needs of its diverse staff.

Reflecting Our Communities

The diversity of Merseyside Police’s workforce aims to mirror the community it serves, fostering a deep connection and mutual respect between officers and citizens. This reflection helps enhance community policing efforts and ensures that all community segments feel represented and understood.

Benefits of Working with Us

Working at Merseyside Police comes with numerous benefits:

  • Competitive Salary and Benefits: Including shift allowances and comprehensive health coverage.
  • Professional Development: Opportunities abound for career advancement, including training programs, mentorships, and development workshops aimed at fostering skills and leadership qualities.
  • Work-Life Balance: The force supports various policies such as flexible working hours, part-time opportunities, and career breaks, ensuring that employees maintain a healthy balance between their personal and professional lives.
  • Additional Perks: Employees can access a range of services such as a pension scheme, cycle-to-work schemes, and discounts through the Blue Light Card, which offers discounts across a variety of services.

Current Research

In partnership with Liverpool John Moores University, Merseyside Police is engaged in groundbreaking research to enhance inclusivity for staff with disabilities and neurodiverse conditions. This research aims to identify best practices and develop effective strategies to further integrate equality, diversity, and inclusion into all aspects of the force’s operations.

Community Outreach and Education

Merseyside Police is committed to educating both the public and its officers about the importance of diversity and inclusion. Through community seminars, workshops, and forums, the force facilitates open dialogues that address community concerns and promote a more inclusive society.