Crime must be reduced and prevented to ensure people feel safe in their homes and communities. The government supports visible, responsive and accountable policing by empowering the public and freeing up the police to fight crime.

Detailed guides

  1. Living in Ireland

    Information for British nationals living in Ireland and information on driving regulations in Ireland Read more

  2. Local commissioning of victims’ services

    From 1 October 2014, the majority of support services for victims will be provided at a local level by Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs). Read more

  3. NOMS graduate programme

    Find out how the NOMS graduate programme is structured, the career paths it opens up and the qualities you'll need to secure your place. Read more

  4. CAST resources for the crime prevention industry

    Downloadable information from the Centre for Applied Science and Technology (CAST), including the database of police protective standards. Read more

  5. Report serious incidents: guide for youth justice practitioners

    How youth justice practitioners should report serious incidents involving children and young people. Read more