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PSNI Superintendent 2024

PSNI is seeking for applications for promotion to the rank of Superintendent and applications are invited from police officers currently substantive in the rank of Chief Inspector. 

Superintendents contribute to the development of culture, climate and working processes in their area to ensure adherence to standards, and the promotion of accountability and continuous improvement. This role has specific legal powers to help maintain law and order. Candidates need to have the ability to focus on organisational capability, working to optimise the resources we have and meet the changing policing demands and challenging financial environment. The Superintendent rank in the PSNI has a variety of roles and disciplines which include operational, detective, public order, and counter terrorism. 

If you have the skills, professionalism and enthusiasm needed for the rank of Superintendent, can engage with the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s purpose of ‘Keeping People Safe’ and role model the values of ‘We Care, We Listen, We Act’, The PSNI look forward to hearing from you.

Applications are invited from substantive Chief Inspectors.  Full details of the criteria required will be supplied in the application pack.

For those applying from other Police Forces/Services, a relocation package to cover removal and incidental expenses is available. Police Service allowances will also apply.

To request an Applicant Information Pack, and Application Form please forward an e-mail to:­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­


We will host an information session for any applicant who wishes to explore the role of Superintendent within the Police Service of Northern Ireland.

Important Promotion Process Dates

Stage 1: Application Form submission date no later than 12 noon on Tuesday 21st  May 2024 to policepromotions@psni.police.uk  (please note late applications will not be accepted).

Stage 2: Assessment Process, week commencing 3rd June 2024.