National Black Police Association

Kent Police Opportunities for Inspector/Detective Inspector

Promotion & Transfer Opportunities

Starting Salary: National Inspectors Pay scale plus £2,500 South East allowance (or other housing rent allowance).

We are looking for suitably qualified Sergeants/Detective Sergeants who are eligible for promotion to join our leadership teams.

We are also looking for Inspectors or Detective Inspectors on level transfer to join us.

Are you a dynamic, innovative and operationally credible leader?

If you answered yes, then Kent Police wants to hear from you.

You will need to be truly committed and passionate about developing teams and individuals, working with partners and enhancing performance to provide an exceptional policing service to the people of Kent.

Application packs will be available from 12th July 2021 and the deadline for the receipt of completed applications is 26th July 2021.

Come to our virtual briefing event on 21st July 2021 at 12:00.  Our Chief Officers will outline their expectations and the assessment process.  Please confirm your attendance at this briefing event when requesting an application pack. Joining details will be provided.

For more information please visit our website at

Kent Police Positive Action Team

What is Positive Action?

  • The College of Policing outlines Positive Action as creating a level playing field to enable people to compete on equal terms.
  • It describes it as a range of measures aiming to eliminate unlawful discrimination and promote equality of opportunity.
  • Creating a fair and equitable career pathway for members of under-represented groups.

Kent Police is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce across all officer ranks and staff grades. If you would like to speak to a member of our friendly Positive Action Team, then please email

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