Unaided eyesight standard

Meeting: 
MQT on 2016-11-16
Session date: 
November 16, 2016
Reference: 
2016/4298
Question By: 
Steve O'Connell
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

What assessment have you, MOPAC and the Metropolitan Police Service made of the decision to remove the unaided eyesight standard of newly recruited police officers?

Answer

Answer for Unaided eyesight standard

Answer for Unaided eyesight standard

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The College of Policing set recruitment standards nationally. They are starting a consultation with all forces on proposed changes to the eyesight standard.

The MPS will be considering this in due course.