Armed Policing Policy - 07/10/2021
Officers of the Police Service of Northern Ireland shall, so far as possible, apply non violent means before resorting to the use of force including the use of firearms.
Armed Policing 07 October 2021
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Corporate Communications Policy - 10/10/2016
The Police Service of Northern Ireland is committed to engaging with our communities, in an open and transparent way, to enhance community safety and build public confidence in policing.
Corporate Communications 10 October 2016
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Counter Terrorism Policy - 16/05/2022
The Police Service of Northern Ireland is committed to protecting the people of Northern Ireland from terrorist attacks. Threats from terrorism include Northern Ireland Related Terrorism and International Terrorism.
Counter Terrorism 16 May 2022
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Criminal Justice Policy - 11/02/2022
The Police Service of Northern Ireland is committed to working collaboratively with key partners to improve the quality and effectiveness of the Criminal Justice process, reducing delay and supporting victims and witnesses of crime.
Criminal Justice 11 February 2022
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Custody Policy - 31/05/2018
The Police Service of Northern Ireland is committed to ensuring that it complies fully with its legal obligations in relation to persons in police custody.
Custody 31 May 2018
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Emergency Planning Policy - 07/09/2021
An emergency is defined as ‘an event or situation which threatens serious damage to human welfare or the environment’. Effective planning for emergencies keeps people safe by preparing for the response to, and recovery from, emergencies in collaboration with partners.
Emergency Planning 07 September 2021
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Environmental Management - 19/04/2018
The Police Service of Northern Ireland is committed to protecting the environment whilst delivering continuous environmental improvement.
Environmental Management 19 April 2018
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Finance Policy - 10/10/2016
The Police Service of Northern Ireland is committed to the highest standards of financial
Finance 10 October 2016
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Health and Safety Policy -18/01/2023
The Police Service of Northern Ireland and the Northern Ireland Policing Board (NIPB) regard health and safety as an integral part of their management function and all of our people, irrespective of grade or rank, are expected to play a full role in securing the objective of this Policy. The Police Service of Northern Ireland and NIPB also acknowledge the important role of the staff associations in achieving these aims and will maintain full and effective consultation.
Health and Safety Policy 18 January 2023
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Human Resources Policy - 26/01/2022
The Police Service of Northern Ireland is committed to promoting a good and harmonious environment where all police officers and staff feel that they are consulted, recognised and supported to deliver the highest standard of service to the public.
Human Resources 26 January 2022
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Information Management Policy - 25/08/2021
The Police Service of Northern Ireland will meet its responsibilities by managing information which it holds in accordance with our legal and ethical obligations.
Information Management 25 August 2021
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Intelligence Management Policy - 31/01/2022
The Police Service of Northern Ireland is committed to the highest standards of intelligence management and recognises its importance in Keeping People Safe.
Intelligence Management 31 January 2022
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Investigations Policy - 24/04/2023
The Police Service of Northern Ireland is committed to conducting effective investigations, contributing to how we Keep People Safe.
Investigations 24 April 2023
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Organisational Security Policy - 10/10/2016
The Police Service of Northern Ireland is committed to protecting the personal security of people and the physical security of the police estate.
Organisational Security 10 October 2016
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Police Search Policy - 10/10/2016
The Police Service of Northern Ireland is committed to carrying out searches in accordance with legislation, relevant Codes of Practice, Human Rights considerations, and best practice.
Police Search 10 October 2016
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Policing the Roads Policy - 10/10/2016
The Police Service of Northern Ireland is committed to providing the highest standard of policing on our roads, in order to make them safer; and to detect and deter criminals.
Policing the Roads 10 October 2016
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Professional Standards Policy
The Police Service of Northern Ireland understands the need to maintain public trust and confidence in the integrity and impartiality of our Service.
Professional Standards 16 March 2022
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Public Safety and Public Order Policy - 10/10/2016
The Police Service of Northern Ireland is committed to preventing harm, protecting people and detecting crime by delivering policing in a lawful, proportionate, justifiable and accountable manner.
Public Safety and Public Order 10 October 2016
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Risk Management and Governance Policy - 01/08/2022
The Police Service of Northern Ireland is committed to the highest standards of corporate governance and risk management and acknowledges that it has a responsibility to abide by the Principles of Conduct Underpinning Public Life (The Nolan Principles).
Risk Management and Governance 1 August 2022
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Specialist Support to Investigations - 17/01/2023
The Police Service of Northern Ireland is committed to preventing harm, protecting people and detecting crime. Specialist Operations Branch will provide professional and effective specialist support, in compliance with all relevant legal and regulatory responsibilities, to achieve this aim. Human Rights considerations will be central to all of our actions and decision making.
Specialist Support to Investigations 17 January 2023
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Training, Leadership and Development Policy - 10/1/2016
The Police Service of Northern Ireland is committed to providing quality training, education and development for all staff, enabling them to perform their roles effectively
and deliver on the core purpose of Keeping People Safe.
Training, Leadership and Development 10 August 2016
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Vulnerability Policy - 28/04/2023
Protecting vulnerable people is a priority for the Police Service of Northern Ireland. The Police Service of Northern Ireland follows the national definition of a vulnerable person which is – a person is vulnerable if, as a result of their situation or circumstances, they are unable to take care of or protect themselves or others from harm or exploitation.
Vulnerability 28 April 2023
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