Detective Constable Inspires StudentsStudents considering a career in the police force were able to find out if it really was like they see on the television, when Detective Constable Dixon visited to deliver an inspiring careers talk.
Detectives are police officers who work as serious and complex crime investigators or specialist investigators. They are responsible for managing a range of investigations including those concerning robbery, drugs, domestic violence, public and child protection, company fraud, cyber-crime, homicide or counter-terrorism.
With over twenty seven years of service in the police force he has covered most roles including police officer and time with the drugs squad. He was able to give a frank and honest account of his experiences and career journey. Students listened in awe as he spoke of the various crimes he has worked on over the years including murder, burglary and drugs related cases. He also brought with him some samples of the uniform and the equipment that the police are expected to use on a day to day basis.
As a result of the talk students are now aware of the many roles available within the police force as well as the skills and personal qualities needed.
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