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  1. 4 points
    Got mine in too, what a relief!! A WhatsApp group sounds like a great idea!
  2. 3 points
  3. 2 points
    I don't mind creating one, if people want to pm me then I can sort it.
  4. 2 points
    I know exactly how you feel but don’t worry too much if you can help it. They have so many candidates to go through so there will likely be a bit of time between when one person hears to the next? Perhaps it’s also because they are still trying to firm up divisions for people. I am in the same boat, my notice has to go in tomo and my heart sank a little when I heard some people had their offers. You do panic a bit. We have got this far, we will be grand 👍🏻It is frustrating - hopefully some more final offers will be going out tomo! X
  5. 2 points
    Just handed my notice in. Offer says divisions will be revealed in two weeks, which isn’t what I’ve been told when I’ve asked previously. Fingers crossed for something not ridiculously far from home. The actual letter says ‘you must be prepared to serve anywhere in Scotland’... I’m presuming this is just a formality though, as surely the posting preference says that you’re guaranteed one of your chosen divisions? Excited and nervous... it’s getting real!
  6. 2 points
    I got my final offer and have handed in my notice to my work......cannot wait to get started! Anyone else in the September intake? Any group chats going? Anyone travelling from Dundee?
  7. 1 point
    So glad you have too!! Was keeping my fingers crossed! X
  8. 1 point
    Got mine today also, notice is in! All staring to become real now! WhatsApp would be good!
  9. 1 point
    Not seen one. Would be good to have it started
  10. 1 point
    Jackton , passed the AC on the 10th and have my medical next week
  11. 1 point
    Welcome to the let's hope we get December club
  12. 1 point
    Aw yeh. A was in the green team. You where last for interview? . A was sitting with you and I was the first guy to go in out the 3 of us. I've passed thankfully. How did you get on ?.
  13. 1 point
    14:30 (never earlier! But occasionally later)
  14. 1 point
    Same. 5pm on the dot when I thought today wasn't going to be the day 😀
  15. 1 point
    Got the final offer through this afternoon. cant quite believe it 😄
  16. 1 point
    Yeah im D Division, I passed my AC last November/December!
  17. 1 point
    Thanks Mrs. I'm sure everything is fine but I've just got that tiny wee worry that something will go wrong so can't quite relax.
  18. 1 point
    Hope you hear soon must be so frustrating i will probably be the same when mines comes round. Sx
  19. 1 point
    Keep the faith. I might have just got lucky. Like I say, they seem insanely busy. I’ve got a sore thumb from refreshing my emails on my phone this week! Let us know how you get on.
  20. 1 point
    How exciting for you! My friend was previously asked to go to J division(3rd div) and she had a call asking if she'd rather her first choice of E as spaces were now available. They know where they want to place everyone, I suppose it just gives them extra time to adjust should anyone no longer be available etc.
  21. 1 point
    Yeah the inspector has approved them in principle. Just need that validated once the works done. I think I remember seeing who you where because when they called your name on the register I put 2 and 2 together. Forgot to introduce myself tho. 😆
  22. 1 point
    It's definitely common. My group the other week had a lad at the AC for the 3rd time and another guy who was on his 4th go and first time at the AC.
  23. 1 point
    Hello, I just thought I’d put a post on here as I know found this beneficial during the recruitment process. I’m currently a probationer at Tullialan, went through the West recruitment and I’m posted to west command & if anyone has any questions then please feel free to fire any my way and I’ll do my best to answer them.
  24. 1 point
    This section of the forum is for you to post any UK police related story that may be of interest to other forum members. Please note that due to copyright restrictions you must only include the title, the first line of the article and a link to the original article. Articles from the BBC can be posted in full, but must also include a link to the original article. So before posting an article from a newspaper please check to see if it is available from the BBC instead. We are allowed to post a limited number of Police Oracle articles, in full, each month. Therefore, if you want to share a Police Oracle story, please only include the first line of the article and a link to the original article. All news articles will be hidden until moderator approval is given. Before posting in the News area can I please request that you: . post the story (for BBC news articles only) or the first line of the article (all other sources) and not just a link. Not everybody is able to follow a link so can't therefore see your story. .ensure you include a link and cite the source of your news story - we do not own the copyright and MUST credit the source. I'd also like to remind police officers, PCSOs, police staff and police volunteers not to release any information whatsoever that is not already in the public domain. "In the public domain" means the information has already been widely circulated on TV and/or radio, in the mainstream press, or on public access internet news sites. Note that on occasion, information which has previously been published in the mainstream may for legal reasons be subject to reporting restrictions at a later time; such information must not be reproduced here on the forum. Doing so may jeopardise ongoing police investigations and/or legal proceedings and may result in prosecutions for example under the Data Protection Act or Official Secrets Act. When replying to news articles please remember that everyone is (under the UK legal system) innocent until proven guilty beyond all reasonable doubt. Thank you for your cooperation.
  25. 1 point
    For a lot of reasons the day to day running of the TSG cant be discussed on a public forum. If you are applying to the MDP you will have the opportunity to speak to one of the guys as they are very keen to explain what they do in person (limited to security clearance of course) As its stands, no you do not have to be out of probation to start with the TSG! As long as you meet the increased fitness requirements and can pass the higher level of weapon and tactic training then you have every opportunity to apply as anyone else in the MDP! Just bear in mind that when I say a higher level of fitness and weapon/tactic training......I really do mean that :-) Best of luck