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You can make a difference to your loved ones and the community. As a police officer, you are the reason Singapore stays safe and secure. Join us for a fulfilling career with great advancement opportunities.

TRAINING

Your career will begin with a 6-month residential training programme. You will undergo a well-structured curriculum that includes police defence tactics, physical training, lessons in criminal law, and training to equip you to be a Ground Response Force officer.

POSTINGS

After graduating from training, you may be posted to a Neighbourhood Police Centre as a frontline officer to gain valuable operational experience and team leadership skills. You may subsequently be posted to other departments and units, which includes frontline duties, staff work, investigation or intelligence

Depending on your suitability and available vacancies, you may also be posted to specialist units such as the Police Coast Guard, Security Command and the Traffic Police.

PRE-ENLISTEES

Fulfil your full-time National Service liability by serving 5 years as a regular police officer, and still draw full salary and benefits. Pre-enlistees should apply 3 months before your enlistment date.

SIGN-ON BONUS

Direct-Entry Sergeants will receive a Sign-On Bonus of $10,000 (Higher NITEC, NITEC and GCE ‘O’ Level holders) or $30,000 (Diploma holders of local Polytechnics, International Baccalaureate (IB), NUS High School, NAFA, LASALLE and ITE Technical Engineering, or GCE ‘A’ Level holders) upon appointment.

STARTING SALARY

Educational Qualification   Starting Salary*  
Diploma  $1,970 - $2,640
GCE ‘A’ Levels
Higher NITEC  $1,820 - $2,190
NITEC
GCE ‘O’ Levels

* Starting salary will vary according to assessment of academic qualifications, relevant work experience and completion of full-time National Service.

INVEST RETIREMENT PACKAGE

As a uniformed officer, you will also be eligible for retirement benefits under the INVEST Scheme. A contribution equivalent to 7.75% of your gross salary will be credited monthly into your retirement account, starting from your first year in service and will cease when you reach 55 years old. The monies are invested to earn investment returns. Upon retirement, you can withdraw the full sum in your account.

STRATEGIC PAYMENT SCHEME

New officers can look forward to cash payouts of 3 months (ASP and below) quantum upon reaching their 3rd, 6th, 9th, 12th, 15th, 20th, and 25th year in service.

POLICE (INVEST) PAYMENT

In recognition of the challenging nature of Police work, you will also receive an annual cash payment, where the quantum of payment ranges from 0.5 month to 1.5 month, as you advance up the ranks.


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