National Police Library


** The Library is operating a reduced service due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. We are closed to visitors and our postal loans are currently suspended. If you need to contact us please do so by email. Thank you **


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View our Library induction, or for more advanced training contact the library for training tailored to your needs.

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The National Police Library gives ours members free access to thousands of journals and books, including postal loans, and our friendly staff will help you find resources to support your work and study. All UK police Officers and staff can be Library members.

"the library has proved an invaluable resource to me, and more relevant than ever, keeping right on top of new publications and journals. More importantly than anything though – the staff are still very helpful, knowledgeable and approachable"


Open: Monday - Thursday 08:30-17:00 and Friday 08:30-16:00.


Tel:           02476 931060 
Twitter:   @policelibrary
Address: National Police Library, College of Policing, Leamington Road,
                 Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Coventry, CV8 3EN

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