3 Tactical Police Squadron

"Let justice be done"


3 (Tactical) Police Squadron falls under the Specialist Police Wing.  They provide reservist support to operations, undertaking the start to finish process of recruitment, training, mobilisation and support of reserve personnel.

Personnel are trained in General Policing Duties and Aviation Security with additional specialist roles in Counter Intelligence, Close Protection and Military Working Dog duties.

Ab Inito personnel are trained in General Police Duties and Aviation Security. Opportunities also exist for Military Working Dog Handling and Specialist Duties including Close Protection. Aviation Security tasks worldwide are delivered by Reservists in their spare time.


2001   Squadron Formed at RAF Henlow in Bedfordshire.

2006   First Reservists deployed on Operations to; Iraq, Kuwait, Afghanistan and the Balkans.

2015   Squadron relocated to RAF Honington as part of RAF re-basing project.

2017   Squadron supported operations in the Middle East and Falkland Islands.


3 (Tactical) Police RAUXAF is based at RAF Honington.

3 (Tactical) Police RAUXAF Recruiter via:

E mail: [email protected]

Telephone: 00 4 1359 237066

Post: Recruiting JNCO, 3TPS, RAF Honington, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP31 1EE.

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