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Officers working within the Operational Planning Hub are responsible for the daily tasking and coordination of a number of specialist resources in support of local District Policing and various operations departments throughout the entire province. 

Requests for assistance from colleagues, partners and external agencies are received on a daily basis and are subject to a rigorous assessment process. Resources are allocated in order of prioritisation based on assessing the current Threat, Harm, Risk and Opportunity with our main focus on Keeping People Safe. 

The areas of specialist support managed by the Operational Planning Hub include:

  • Tactical Support Group
  • Dogs
  • Roads Policing Units
  • Armed Response Unit
  • Close Protection Unit
  • Police Search Advisor (POLSA)
  • Search and Rescue
  • Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN)
  • HES

Operational Support Department - Demand Wheel