Members of the RAF Police from RAF Northolt have been inspiring female students from local schools to consider a career in the Royal Air Force.
The Inspire Women event, held in partnership with the South-East Area RAF Recruiting and Selection, saw RAF Police specialists in Law Enforcement, Military Working Dogs and the Civil service showcase the vast array of roles within the RAF Police.
"Pupils really enjoyed learning about forensics, taking part in fingerprinting activities, looking at the kit, equipment and vehicles we use and asking lots of questions about our job.” She added “Meeting vehicle search Dog Dexter was a massive highlight!"
Approximately 200 students from local schools participated in the event, designed to attract, and inspire them into various careers in the RAF. The RAF Police has a high percentage of females but across Defence and the civilian workforce, there is a large imbalance of in some roles. Given that variety and diversity sits at the heart of our Service, RAF Northolt was a good place to showcase these career opportunities to these students. The aim of the event was to inspire females to understand some of the opportunities available in the Royal Air Force and encourage them to pursue these careers.