From the moment you come into contact with the police family at Hertfordshire
Constabulary we want you to feel recognised as an individual.
We’re seeking people who possess the skills, experience and potential to
become superb police officers. Positive Action is the name given to measures under the Equality Act 2010
promote equality of opportunity. The Equality Act empowers us to remove these barriers when they are in
connection to a protected characteristic, so that we can work together towards achieving true equality.
People with language skills, different cultures or backgrounds are encouraged to apply to join our
The Positive Action recruitment team creates a level playing field; supporting a protected group by
a disadvantage, meeting a particular need or encouraging participation in an activity where it is
Positive Action is lawful and can be used to redress any imbalance of opportunity or disadvantage that
individual with a protected characteristic could face. Every candidate who enters our recruitment
assessed on equal merit, this means candidates are scored at every stage of the application process.
for applying positive action is set out in the Equality Act 2010 and Hertfordshire Constabulary follows
rigorously to ensure we apply the law in a professional environment.