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Authorised Professional Practice

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This page is from APP, the official source of professional practice for policing.

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The College of Policing has worked with the National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC), Home Office and other key stakeholders to revise authorised professional practice (APP).

APP on Vetting 2021 is hosted as a guidance document on the National Police Library, which allows for a specific numbered format.

The APP is designed to support the Code of Practice for Vetting (2023).

The supporting materials linked to from the APP document provide comprehensive detail to support forces deliver an efficient and effective vetting process.

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