South Yorkshire Police accepts applications from officers and detectives wanting to transfer to force

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Police chiefs in South Yorkshire are accepting applications from police officers and detectives looking to transfer to the force.

It is offering incentives including the payment of removal expenses of up to £8,000.

Chief Constable Stephen Watson

Chief Constable Stephen Watson

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The force said it ‘recognises and rewards policing excellence’.

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Named as the ‘most improved’ force in 2017, bosses are now pushing for it to be graded as ‘outstanding’.

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The force recently announced a recruitment drive for new police officers.

Chief Constable Stephen Watson said: “This is our most significant recruitment of officers in our recent history. We are bringing more people into the organisation than at any time since 2014.”

To find out more call recruitment manager, Michelle Webster, on 0114 2197000 or email