Equality & Diversity
At the very heart of everything Essex Police does is the
Communities are diverse and getting to know each and every one
within the county helps us do our job more effectively.
Put simply, diversity means difference across race, gender,
disability, sexual orientation, faith and age.
We take diversity related issues very seriously and continually
review how we can best meet the needs of the residents of Essex and
those who work and visit here.
It’s important to us that your experience of Essex Police is a
positive one and that means being sensitive and responsive to your
To make sure that happens we have a Diversity Unit constantly
working to raise awareness of equality and diversity within the
daily business of Essex Police.
Valuing differences, treating people fairly and judging people
on merit makes for better policing and we’re determined to make
sure nobody who comes into contact with us is disadvantaged.
We strive to make the way we deliver our services, provide
information and carry out our employment functions open and
accessible to all.
On the next few pages you can read about what we’re doing to build
a diverse workforce and how we’re working to improve the quality of
service we offer the communities of Essex.
If you would like more information about equality and diversity
within Essex Police contact the diversity unit by calling 101