What shifts do police work UK?
Working hours Full-time police officers complete an average of 40 duty hours per week, in eight-hour shifts. However, since they provide a 24-hour public service, unsocial hours, shift work and emergency call-outs are a regular feature of the job.
What shifts do police constables work?
The core response shift pattern is 6 on 4 off, so officers do 2 Early Shifts, 2 Late Shifts and then 2 Night Shifts followed by 4 rest days, this gives you 24 hour coverage and has been proven to be the healthiest way of working 24 hour shifts.
Do police officers get rent allowance?
Officers longer in service may also receive a rent or housing allowance up to a maximum of £5,126.70 per annum if in receipt of housing allowance and if in receipt of transitional rent allowance £5,863.65 per annum.
Do police inspectors get overtime?
Inspectors and Chief Inspectors are neither entitled to overtime allowances nor rest day/public holiday working allowances. However part time inspectors are hourly paid and so will receive a plain time payment for each hour they work beyond their agreed part time hours until they reach 40 hours.
Do Met Police officers get free travel?
They are NOT permitted free travel at any other time, except for MPS PCSOs and BTP PCSOs based in London, who may travel free on buses on production of their special PCSO identification card. Check with National Rail and local Train Operating Companies for the latest travel entitlements for Police.
What is the NPT shift pattern like?
NPT is completely random with not much of a pattern to it. Also, some boroughs still operate a dedicated street duties shift for coached patrol,so if you’re on that you’ll be different again.
What are the benefits of working for the Met Police?
These include annual leave, civil service pension arrangements, interest free season ticket loans, membership of Met sports and social clubs, flexible working conditions and many more. For police staff, annual leave entitlement depends on your length of service as follows:
What is the difference between a station code and Borough Code?
Current practice favours use of borough codes rather than station codes (with the borough code generally taken from one of the borough’s stations – see below – which can cause confusion).
What happened to the shoulder numbers in Westminster Police?
With the amalgamation of Westminster Central and South in late 2009 the decision was taken to amalgamate all the shoulder numbers into one numbering system. All new officers joining the borough will be given the first available number and cross division moves will no longer result in the need for a new shoulder number.