Policing Directory

Police Hour is very supportive of all policing sources and has complied a list of approved links that we feel you will benefit from.

From the funny side of policing and proving that police are human too, we have UK Cop Humour Satirical and political Bullshire police news

to the more serious websites for policing support the Police Federation and the more serious news from Police Oracle. 

Whatever you are looking for this page will provide you will a current list of top policing websites and services.

We do not endorse any of the websites or products, We are not responsible for any content that is added to these websites. We have no stake within any of these businesses.

We display them because within their field they are all incredible and we feel they should be recognized for the hard work they do within their field.

Police Promotion

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  • Rank Success Supporting your police promotion aspirations & career progession. 

UK Police Forces

UK Police Forces

Associations by Rank

Police Federation

Other Police Associations

  • BAWP  British Association for Women in Policing
  • NBPA  National Black Police Association
  • CPA Christian Police Association
  • LGBT UK LGBT police network
  • DPA – Disabled Police Association

Police Leadership Context

College Policing Leadership Review

NPCC 2025 Policing Vision

CPD Police Promotion Process

  • NPPFOutline of National Police Promotion Framework
  • Police Oracle  Info about the NPPF Step 2 (legal exam)
  • JMTraining  Offer help for SGT/INS legal exam OSPRE
  • Police Pass  NPPF step 2 and ICIDP exam training
  • Fast Track Aim high, the CoP Fast Track guide for PCs
  • HPD Tool – Fast Track High Potential Development Tool
  • Inspector Handbook – Part of CoP Fast Track
  • CVF – Behaviours: Competency & Values Framework
  • MLFBehaviours: Met Leadership Framework (example)
  • PPF – Behaviours: Policing Professional Framework
  • PPF Sergeant – Intro to the role of Sergeant
  • PPF Inspector – Intro to the role of Inspector
  • AssessmentsPractice Assessment tests

News & Jobs

Police Hour News & Insights

Police Professional

Policing Insight


Bullshire online

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  • BullshireSatirical, yet accurate BS police news
  • UK Cop Humour – Proving that police are human too!
  • Daily MashDaily life satire at its best!
  • NewsThump – Never letting the truth ruin a good story!

Police Authorities / Gov.

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Police Complaints Commission

  • NPCC – National Police Chiefs’ Council (was ACPO)
  • Police UK – Home Office site for UK policing
  • HMICFRS  Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary
  • IPCC  Independent Police Complaints Commission
  • CoP  College of Policing (police’s professional body)

Police Community & Support

  • IPA – International Police Association
  • POLKAOnline community for knowledge sharing
  • Police Community UK Police discussion forums
  • Police Charities Helping UK officers & their families

Apps, Supplies & Discounts

Misc Police CPD

  • Policing Recruitment – Various routes into policing
  • APPAuthorised Professional Practice
  • CoP Library Reading resource materials for cops
  • NCALT Beloved policing eLearning platform
  • JESIP – Critical incident management with partners
If you run a policing website and we have not included you within the list above and feel you should be included please contact us and we’ll review your website to see if it is suitable for inclusion.
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