Suffolk Police’s volunteer police cadets are
an important part of the extended police family.
Their role is to help progress current
policing initiatives in the local community. They assist with
events including the Suffolk Show, town fairs, carnivals and
They also support the important work of
Safer Neighbourhood teams and are taught basic knowledge in a
variety of policing activity.
Young people joining our Volunteer Police
Cadet Scheme will get the chance to develop skills that will assist
them in the job market, encourage good citizenship, help them to
make positive life choices, and influence the shape of the
community and the police service of the future.
The aims of the scheme are:
- To promote and encourage a practical interest in policing among
- To provide training which will encourage positive leadership
- To encourage the spirit of adventure and develop qualities of
leadership and good citizenship.