Working for Humberside Police as a Detective


We have exciting opportunities available for experienced Police Officers to join a forward thinking, modern Police Force who provide a wide range of career opportunities and career development.


One of detectives speaks about a case that they have been working on:

Newly promoted DS Kevin Goodman speaks about how he transferred to Humberside Police in 2017 and is loving the opportunities he is being given and the new life he's enjoying - see what he has to say here:



We have detective opportunities in the following departments:

Protecting Vulnerable People Unit

The PVPU is the force specialist safeguarding and investigation unit with responsibility for coordinating the multi-agency response to matters of child protection and vulnerable adults.  The unit manages investigations into sexual offences, child abuse, serious and complex domestic abuse, honour based abuse and modern day slavery.  The Unit has bases at Hull and Brigg.

Ever wondered what it's like to work in PVPU at Humberside Police? DC Joanna Durham tells us what it's really like to work there, the challenges and rewards and what sort of person you need to be. Read her story here

Investigation Department - Detective opportunities

CID detectives have responsibility for the investigation of crimes in both our North bank and South bank divisions, which do not require the specialist skills within the PVPU or MCT although we work closely together in providing the very best victim focussed service. The function manages all detainees brought into custody from live incidents as well as managing a broad range of criminal investigations. The department has bases at Hull, Grimsby, Scunthorpe, Beverley, Bridlington and Goole.

Major Crime Team (Detective Constable's only required)

The Major Crime Team (MCT) for Humberside police, is a specialist crime investigation function that investigates homicide and associated offences and kidnap and extortion. More recently taking under its umbrella serious and organised crime and covert policing functions. Utilising specialist crime and interview training to equip Humberside with a professional and up to date response to serious and complex crime i​nvestigation.

The MCT has bases in Hull and Cleethorpes.

For informal enquiries, please contact the Michelle Webster, HR Manager- Recruitment on Tel: 0114 2197000 or at

Humberside Police is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve.  We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010. Find our more about Positive Action

All appointments will be made on merit.

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