AVON and Somerset Police has begun its search for up to 35 new police officers.

The recruitment process began with an online assessment on the force website, which started yesterday and closes at 4pm tomorrow.

Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens said: “I am delighted that the constabulary has started to recruit new police officers.

“I want residents to be safe and feel safe and having frontline officers out on the beat within our local communities is just part of that.”