Life as a Police Officer

Careers guidance25 minsFREE

Key takeaways
The benefits of daring to take opportunities.
A day-to-day insight into policing and the myriad roles available.
Routes that can be taken within policing.
Sophie MarshallHost: Sophie joined Lothian and Borders Police as a Special Constable in 2009 and Police Scotland full-time in 2013. In a previous life, Sophie was a Parliamentary Reporter with a portfolio in Justice. Since then she has held roles within Community and Response policing, Policing 2026, Corporate Communications, Strategy, Insight and Innovation and most recently Operation Talla in relation to the policing response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Life as a Police Officer - More Line of Duty or Hot Fuzz?

In this class we will hear about Sophie's career journey in the Scottish Police. She will cover the huge range of different jobs within the Police in Scotland.

Students will consider the different skills she uses every day and hear some of the exciting and challenging aspects of some of the roles she has worked in over the years.

This class was originally live and students asked Sophie question at the end of the class, this is a replay of the original class but the questions and answers have been left in as students may find them useful!

For students interested in learning more about the steps taken to a career in Police Scotland this class will be invaluable. It will also be useful for those who are yet to decide what career path they will take as it will provide insight into a career you may never have considered. 

Related Classes

If you found this class useful, why not explore some of the other Career Guidance classes available on Satchel Classes.

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Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

This class is suitable for all ages, especially for students interested in a career in the Police or interested in finding out more.

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection.
What to expect:
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