3 Tactical Police Squadron RAuxAF

Supports Defence with Reserve Service Police Personnel, through both Mobilisation and Routine Support Duties, on the Home Base and overseas.


  • Based at RAF Honington in Suffolk, part of the RAF Force Protection Force.
  • Ab Inito personnel are trained in General Police Duties and Aviation Security.
  • Opportunities exist for Military Working Dog Handling and Specialist Duties including Close Protection.
  • Aviation Security tasks worldwide delivered by Reservists in spare time.


2001 - Squadronn 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.

Battle honours

The Squadron does not have any Battle Honours at this time. 


3 TPS Recruiter via:

E mail: rafp-3tpsrecruiterjnco@mod.gov.uk

Telephone: 00 44 1359 237066

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

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