Metropolitan Police Service Employee Reviews about "making a difference"

Updated Oct 16, 2020

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Metropolitan Police Service Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick (no image)
Dame Cressida Dick
106 Ratings
Pros
  • "Making a difference, can be very satisfying(in 18 reviews)

  • "Work/Life balance, Structure, Friendly colleagues(in 16 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Poor salary, long hours, complex advancement process(in 27 reviews)

  • "Frustrating when Senior management has already made decisions before staff consultation(in 22 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      A rewarding career

      Oct 16, 2020 - Detective in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Interesting work, challenging and you feel like you are making a difference

      Cons

      Very long hours, relatively low pay, sometimes risk of injury

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Metropolitan police

      Sep 15, 2020 - Communications Officer in Lambeth, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good Challenging Pay is good Different Making a difference

      Cons

      Long shifts Challenging Stressful Dealing with hardship

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Great work, poor pay and conditions

      Sep 15, 2020 - Detective Constable in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Making a difference, can be very satisfying

      Cons

      Work can be soul destroying if you spend too long on the same low level crime units

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to work

      Aug 5, 2020 - Finance Manager in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Making a difference to the lives of those living in London

      Cons

      Bureaucratic organisation due to size so can take a long time to see change happen

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    5. 2.0
      Current Employee

      Police Constable

      Mar 3, 2020 - Police Constable in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Making a difference, and possibly career progression.

      Cons

      Not enough training for new recruits, and work/life balance is effected.

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Being a police officer

      Feb 28, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Helping others, keeping the public safe, making a difference

      Cons

      Long hours, disrupting family life, stressful, thankless

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good company

      Feb 9, 2020 - Police Constable 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Opportunity to make a difference

      Cons

      Working hours long and unsociable

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Business Delivery Lead

      Aug 12, 2018 - Anonymous Employee in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      people, making a difference, teamwork

      Cons

      administration, HR , lack of admin support, dogmatic and inflexible at times

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Make a difference

      Feb 7, 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good employer with amazing variety of roles. Able to make a difference to peoples lives

      Cons

      None of particular note really

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    10. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Police Officer Reveiw

      Jan 22, 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      You are genuinely helping people and making a difference to the world.

      Cons

      Government has torn apart services and stripped all budgets so there is no way you can properly do your job. Incredibly long hours and severe lack of resources.

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