Information Management Branch

This sub branch is concerned with the management and provision of information to various external bodies on behalf of PSNI.

Protective Disclosure Unit

The Protective Disclosure Unit (formerly known as Criminal Records Office) carries out enhanced employment vetting on behalf of all national Disclosure Agencies in line with the national Quality Assurance Framework. They also deal with Common Law Police Disclosure (CLPD) requests from operational officers in regards to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. In addition they work with other partners such as Social Services, Prison Service, An Garda Siochana and Probation Board.


HIA Support Team

The HIA Police Support Team is tasked to provide an organisational response to the Northern Ireland Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA) Inquiry. The HIA Inquiry covers the timespan from 1922 to 1995 (inclusive).The HIA Police Support Team has responsibility for all aspects of disclosure of material to HIA Inquiry that falls under the Inquiry’s Terms of Reference.

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