National Police Library

National Police Library

Connecting UK police officers and staff to knowledge and evidence.

Contact Us

National Police Library, College of Policing, Bramshill, Hook, Hampshire RG27 0JW +44 (0) 1256 602650

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Following major IT work on 21 July, we are continuing to experience difficulties with the online catalogue and internal library management system. Please call us on 01256 602650/2880, or email, for requests or if you have any problems.

A unique national collection and specialist knowledge service:

  • supporting researchers in developing the evidence base
  • providing access to the wider world of published research
  • resourcing police officers and police staff throughout their training and professional development
  • highlighting what's new in the policing and crime reduction literature
  • assisting and educating users in information retrieval
  • supporting systematic searching for the What Works Centre for Crime Reduction.