​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Queensland Police Service (QPS) offers alternative recruitment pathways for people wanting to become Police Officers who:


Are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent

The QPS offers the Indigenous Recruit Preparation Program (IRPP) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The IRPP is a 10 week, full-time introductory course at the QPS Academy that, on successful completion, provides direct entry into the Recruit Training Program.

Are from a non-English speaking background

The Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Recruit Preparation Program (CALDRPP) is a 10 week course at the QPS Academy that prepares participants from non-English speaking backgrounds for entry into the Recruit Training Program.

Have recently left the QPS and wish to return

Consideration will be given to former QPS officers for re-appointment as a Queensland police officer.

Have experience in another jurisdiction and wish to join the QPS

Applications are invited from current and recently serving police officers from other Australian and international jurisdictions.

For further information on these recruitment options:

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