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Hi Guys, I'm in need of some advice. I'm interested in joining the police however I'm not sure of the best way to go about things. I've looked at joining the specials as a way to gain valuable experience and show my commitment but my local force tends to recruit once a year in September then its a year or so before you can apply to join as a full constable. Another approach I'm looking at is to take a CKP (Certificate in Knowledge of Policing) course which some forces say is compulsory have done prior to applying, hopefully demonstrating some experience and commitment. However, this course can cost up to £900. My question is this, which option would offer the best route into the police force. Hope You guys can help, it would be appreciated. Thanks,