Police and PSO jobs

Police and Protective Service Officer Jobs

Keeping communities safe and secure in the Australian Capital Territory

The Work

As a police officer in the Australian Federal Police, your core task will be to outsmart crime through intelligent action. You will be expected to work with integrity, commitment, excellence, accountability, fairness, respect and trust at all times.

Protective service officers (PSOs) provide highly visible security at key locations like Parliament House in Canberra and Defence sites. You will also provide protective security to the diplomatic community.

What we do

As a police officer in the AFP you will:

  • Investigate breaches of the law
  • Use information and evidence to determine the appropriate law-enforcement response
  • Interview witnesses and suspects
  • Collect, prepare and present evidence
  • Work with prosecution agencies, attend court and give evidence.

As a protective service officer you will:

  • Undertake national protective security and first-response operations
  • Deter, detect and respond to criminal activity
  • Report, input, collate and retrieve data for operational purposes.

Entry-level roles

Entry-level roles

Entry-level police officer roles in the AFP are highly sought-after. After successfully completing the Federal Police Development Program you will be deployed in line with the AFP’s operational priorities and the needs of the organisation at that time.

 

 

 

 

The most rewarding part of my career so far has been as a patrol team leader

– Sergeant Shona Davis, ACT Policing

The most rewarding part of my career so far has been as a patrol team leader

– Sergeant Shona Davis, ACT Policing

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