Take a look at the websites below for more information about policing in the UK and the Freedom of Information Act.
Policing in the UK
Police Could You
Police Could You is the official recruitment website for forces across the UK. It gives detailed information about becoming a police officer, PCSO or Special, the training involved, eligibility and current vacancies.
College of Policing
The College of Policing provides forces with guidance and procedures when dealing with data protection and freedom of information requests.
The Home Office site provides information and advice on crime prevention, police reform and details of police complaints.
Enter your postcode on this site for up to date information about crime levels where you live.
Directgov offers information on public services from crime and justice to money, tax and benefits.
Ministry Of Justice
The Ministry of Justice works to protect the public, reduce re-offending and provide a more effective, transparent and responsive criminal justice system for everyone.
Freedom of information
Information Commissioner’s Office
The Information Commissioner's Office is the UK's independent authority set up to promote access to official information and to protect personal information. Here you can find information on the Freedom of Information and Data Protection Acts.