09 April 2020

Coronavirus – PPE guidance issued

Guidance from the National Police Chiefs' Council on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) for police has been issued. 

It was written in consultation with Public Health England to keep officers safe when responding to emergencies and interacting with the public.

The guidance includes:

  • advice for officers and staff when carrying out duties inside stations, including cleaning patrol cars and equipment
  • advice when patrolling, including close contact with the public

For full details see the COVID-19 PPE guidance.

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