Keeping people safe. Being there when no-one else is. For the vulnerable, the young. Making decisions that help change lives. That change our lives, too. Tackling drugs and gangs, becoming an expert in fraud or public order.
Being part of one big family. Everyone on team, working together. Doing something real. And proud to do it.
Ask any of us why we became police officers in the Met and we’ll all have different reasons. But it all boils down to this: to do something real and make a difference.
Whatever your reason to be a police officer in London’s Met, it’s the greatest reason in the world. London is one of the most exciting and diverse cities in the world – and policing it is no easy task.
It takes a huge number of people from all sorts of different backgrounds with a wide range of skills and experience. Do you have what it takes to be one of them?
Find out if a career with the Met is just the change you’re looking for, and what kind of challenges, experiences and rewards you could have in store.