The Hong Kong Police Force today (January 12) organised the Police Recruitment Day (Winter) at Police Headquarters, recruiting Probationary Inspectors, Recruit Police Constables and Police Constables (Auxiliary).
A total of 2,005 applications were received in this recruitment exercise, among which 826 were for Probationary Inspector, 1,007 for Recruit Police Constable, and 172 for Police Constable (Auxiliary). Applicants included graduates of local and overseas tertiary institutions, working people and ethnic minorities.
The Police Recruitment Day provides one-stop service to applicants, including initial screening and scheduling of written examination for Probationary Inspector candidates; initial screening and group interview for Recruit Police Constable candidates; and initial screening and seminar for Police Constable (Auxiliary) candidates, which helps shorten the time required for the recruitment process. Successful applicants will undergo training at the Hong Kong Police College in March the soonest.
In the financial year 2018-19, the Force aims to recruit 1,850 police officers, comprising 230 Probationary Inspectors and 1,620 Recruit Police Constables. The Auxiliary Police Force aims to recruit 320 Police Constables (Auxiliary).
The Force has been adopting a proactive recruitment strategy to attract high calibre candidates who possess the required competencies to serve. The Force will participate in the “Education and Careers Expo 2019” at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre between January 24 and 27, which features the display of equipment and demonstrations of more than 15 Police units, including the first-ever participation of the Briefing Support Unit with its constructed scale model. Members of the public can also play a VR shooting game and obtain limited edition souvenirs at the booth. Officers of the Recruitment Division will answer recruitment-related questions and accept applications on spot.
The Force accepts applications year-round. Persons who are interested in applying for Probationary Inspector, Recruit Police Constable or Police Constable (Auxiliary) could complete the application form at the Police website or mail the completed form to the Police Recruitment Division. For more information, please visit the Police Recruitment website at www.police.gov.hk/recruitment.
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