Human Resources

Suffolk Constabulary employs approximately 1100 police officers, 940 members of police staff, and 240 Special Constables. The Human Resources Team works to make sure that the Constabulary recruits, trains and develops a diverse, skilled and healthy workforce, which can respond to the unique challenges of policing and reflect the changing communities within Suffolk.

The Human Resources Team also provide essential support to ensure that the Constabulary maximises the effectiveness of its workforce. This contributes to the performance of the Force, helping us to build trust and confidence in our communities and reduce crime and disorder.

The HR Team is made up of:

HR Services

HR Services consists of a team of HR Business Partners, who provide professional advice, guidance and coaching covering all aspects of people management. HR Services also covers Occupational Health and Wellbeing and Health and Safety.

HR Business Services

HR Business Services consists of the HR Service Centre, the Management Information Team and HR Business Support.


The Resourcing team is responsible for Duties Management, Police Officer Recruitment, the Special Constabulary, Police Support Volunteers and Workforce Planning.

HR Change

The HR Change Team is responsible for the HR Processes in relation to Change Management, HR Policy Development and Reward Management.

Learning and Development

Learning and Development are responsible for every aspect of training our workforce to ensure it is fit to meet the demand of modern-day policing.