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NSW Police Force Reviews

Updated 17 September 2018
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  1. "Awesome"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Excellent and secure job. Good salaries too

    Cons

    People you deal with but its part of the job


  2. "Police"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NSW Police Force full-time

    Pros

    Strong work ethics are required

    Cons

    Stress is. Part of the job

    Advice to Management

    Better conditions for front line police

  3. "Great fun but life long commitment for progression"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NSW Police Force full-time

    Pros

    Great people, good fun and rewarding.

    Cons

    Limited opportunity for promotion following mergers and displaced officers.


  4. "Detective"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NSW Police Force full-time

    Pros

    Good salary. Interesting and different variety of work

    Cons

    Lots of red tape. Terrible promotions system


  5. "Nswp"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at NSW Police Force full-time

    Pros

    Good working hours, good team work

    Cons

    Poor management which causes low morale

    Advice to Management

    Get better structure


  6. "A hard job"

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    Former Employee - Crime Scene Examiner in Sydney
    Former Employee - Crime Scene Examiner in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at NSW Police Force full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Policing is a great job. Loved assisting the community. Overtime was great although sometimes a little too much work.

    Cons

    Post traumatic stress. Missing out on important family events and fun times with friends, being on call, too much overtime. Middle management up are just looking after themselves and their cronies.

    Advice to Management

    Look after the little guy. Assist those in need. Be aware of work stress and PTSD. Be much more vigilant in this regard.


  7. "I had a very bad experience"

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    Former Employee - Financial Management Accountant in Parramatta
    Former Employee - Financial Management Accountant in Parramatta
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at NSW Police Force full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Onsite gym, hmmmm nothing else

    Cons

    Very low cost; business decisions being made by unqualified staff; the existence of toxicity in parts of the business;

    Advice to Management

    Royal commission style changes need to be made

  8. "Good Job, Horrible Organisation"

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    Former Employee - Constable
    Former Employee - Constable
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at NSW Police Force full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great friends made, life skills learnt, interesting and diverse work

    Cons

    horrible culture, workplace bullying, very little support from upper level management


  9. "A good job with poor leadership."

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    Current Employee - Senior Constable in Sydney
    Current Employee - Senior Constable in Sydney
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NSW Police Force full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    - A diverse range of skills and jobs can be acquired.
    - Opportunities to move around the state.
    - Can't complain about the money.
    - Roster can be very appealing (flexible roster with 4 on/6 off)

    Cons

    - Seeing some horrible things and doing some horrible stuff.
    - An organisation that seems to suppress leadership above the level of Sergeant.
    - Reasonable possibility of being posted somewhere you don't want to be.
    - Management that is obsessed with statistics and out of touch with the "boots on the ground" workers.

    Advice to Management

    Foster leadership in the upper echelons of local commands.


  10. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Secure job, good income, good people

    Cons

    Stressful at times, long hours

    Advice to Management

    Nil


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