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Jamess last won the day on March 17 2017

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    Just be absolutely honest when it come to the vetting forms, explain the circumstances as well as you can and the length of time between now and when it happened. Also explain how influential those people are on your life and how much involvement you have had/do have with them now. Don’t go on too much about the firefighting thing because although I respect what you’re saying, just because you’re a fire fighter doesn’t necessarily mean you should fly through vetting. Good luck. EDIT: I’m currently a police officer, I failed vetting for the force I’m in initially but after appealing it, it was reviewed and I was accepted. I have since been accepted into another force aswell.
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    Next course -February 2018?

    My guess is that he meant the Royal Marines rather than the marine unit, I do believe we’re taking over from them. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    September 2017 course

    The job is what you make of it. There are plenty of opportunities at every station you go to, the opportunities differ at every station though for example; some stations you’ll get ASV (armed support vehicle, extra weapons and drill training) trained immediately, other stations you won’t get ASV trained for a couple years and others you won’t get ASV trained at all. However there are plenty of other courses to go on, some of my colleagues at AWE (where max is) get course opportunities like personal safety training instructors, fitness instructors, various TSG roles and SEG roles. Because the funding is there. On a day to day basis at the AWE sites you won’t do much policing from what I gather so if you want a quieter job that isn’t too stressful then that’ll be the stations for you. There is also lots of overtime available (as much as you want from what I’ve been told) which amounts to a fair bit of extra pay. An example of a busier station as regards to actual policing opportunities would be Portsmouth (where I am) who are recruiting heavily right now both on the marine unit and Landside. I won’t go into too much detail and there’s only so much I can talk about, I am happy to answer any questions though because I remember being on the other side of recruitment and finding answers to all my questions was a nightmare!
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    September 2017 course

    Or just come to Portsmouth [emoji849] [emoji6] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Bulking boots for Wethersfield

    Generically I'd suggest using trainers for bulking rather than boots [emoji849] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Application timescale

    Request a review and re explain your circumstances, I know it has worked in the past. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    September 2017 course

    See you there!! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    September 2017 course

    Anybody going to Portsmouth? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Armed Infrastructure Police

    Nobody is saying it would be cheap by any means. But it has been talked about for years, now it is black and white in the manifesto it seems a lot more likely to come to fruition, it's obviously something they're really keen on achieving otherwise it wouldn't keep being brought up. Don't get me wrong I'm not disagreeing with you I'm just saying it all seems a lot more likely now. I for one would love to see it happen, the career opportunities would be vast!! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Armed Infrastructure Police

    This was in the conservative manifesto, looks like it could definitely be going ahead if they get in!! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    You've got nothing to worry about. Even if you did get caught speeding and convicted then you still wouldn't necessarily be declined. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Assessment centre - February 2017

    Good luck! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    South East Allowance query.

    Does Portsmouth have an allowance? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Positivity ?

    I'll second what Craig said, I'm also in his class and am having a great time. Everybody is like minded and a really easy bunch to get on with! (Bearing in mind we have a large class!!) Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk