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Police cadets open evening - get a taste of what it is like

An opportunity for anyone interested in a career in the uniformed services to find out more is coming up on Wednesday, March 13 as part of recruitment March.

Boston Volunteer Police Cadets will be holding an open evening at Boston Police Station from 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

There will be an opportunity to meet current police cadets and their leaders, ask any questions and ask for support in how to find and complete the application to join. Anyone can just turn up on the evening, including mum, dad or legal guardian to find out more about what is involved.

The cadets is a uniformed service open to teenagers from all backgrounds aged between 13 and 18.  You will get to learn about the police service and make a positive contribution to the community. You will also gain valuable skills and experience.

There are many benefits to being part of the police cadets.  You will:

As a cadet, you will learn about a wide range of policing subjects.  This will include the law, police procedures and specialist policing units, as well as valuable life skills such as first aid.

You will get the opportunity to help local policing teams in tackling local crime problems and represent the force at local community events such as fetes and shows.

At the age of 16, and after passing relevant sections, you will be able to go out on patrol with selected officers.

We place our cadets at the heart of promoting community safety by making a positive contribution to society.  We will help you develop a sense of social responsibility and act as a role model to others.  We aim to build your confidence and self-esteem and will encourage and support you to fulfil your potential.