Global progressive policing


Policing Insight is the leading platform to keep up with the latest in progressive policing. It is where the global police and criminal justice community both consume and share knowledge, opinion and analysis. Policing Insight’s subscription community consists of government, policing, third sector, academia and industry, all interested in working towards better policing outcomes.

Policing Insight content consists of news, opinion, research and analysis produced by our editorial team and over 1000 external expert contributors, delivered through articles and reports as well as the hugely valuable Media Monitor service. Media Monitor is a curated daily brief and searchable database of over 85,000 links to articles and reports from media and policing and criminal justice organisations. Each link is tagged in detail creating an amazing research database.

A subscription to Policing Insight now includes access to our new PolicingTV website for video content.

We outline the many ways to access Policing Insight below.

FREE access

FREE registered access
Readers can access selected articles and reports as well as receiving a weekly newsletter free of charge, by just registering and validating an account using only a username, email address and password.

Try registering with your organisation email address – your account will be upgraded to FULL SUBSCRIBER ACCESS if your organisation has a subscription in place.

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Individual paid subscriptions

Our subscription options for individuals provide quick and convenient access to Policing Insight’s large archive of content. Users are able to manage their subscription renewals and billing via the ‘My Account’ page. 

“Premium” subscription
This subscription provides access to all articles and reports as well as to the valuable Media Monitor service.

“Articles only” subscription
This lower cost subscription provides access to all Policing Insight articles but excludes published reports and the Media Monitor service.

Both “Premium” and “Articles only” are annual recurring subscriptions, purchased by payment card online and managed via the ‘My Account’ page when logged in.

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Individual subscription access is restricted to the account holders use only – please purchase an organisation subscription if more than one user will be using or benefiting from the access.

The “Premium” subscription is also available via invoiced sales; please contact [email protected]

Organisation wide subscriptions

This is the most popular option for subscribing to Policing Insight, with many police and criminal justice agencies as well as academic, 3rd sector and industry organisations purchasing organisation wide subscriptions to benefit their officers, staff or students.

When an organisation subscription is in place, the officers, staff or students experience a service free at point of access. They are automatically upgraded to full subscriber access when they register and validate a free account using their organisation email address.

This easy access maximises the number users benefiting from the service from anywhere on any device, maximising the value to the organisation.

Major police, emergency and security agencies in the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Asia now subscribe:

United Kingdom

  • Avon & Somerset Police
  • British Transport Police
  • City of London Police
  • Cleveland Constabulary
  • Cumbria Constabulary
  • Derbyshire Constabulary
  • Devon & Cornwall Police
  • Durham Constabulary
  • Dyfed-Powys Police
  • Essex Police
  • Greater Manchester Police
  • Hampshire & Isle of Wight Constabulary
  • Hertfordshire Constabulary
  • Kent Police
  • Lancashire Constabulary
  • Lincolnshire Police
  • Merseyside Police
  • Metropolitan Police
  • Norfolk Constabulary
  • Northumbria Police
  • Nottinghamshire Police
  • Police Scotland
  • South Yorkshire Police
  • Suffolk Constabulary
  • Thames Valley Police
  • Warwickshire Police
  • West Midlands Police


  • An Garda Síochána

British Overseas Territories

  • Bermuda Police Service
  • British Indian Ocean Territory Police
  • Georgia and South Sandwich Islands Police
  • Gibraltar Defence Police
  • Royal Anguilla Police Force
  • Royal Cayman Islands Police Service
  • Royal Falkland Islands Police
  • Royal Gibraltar Police
  • Royal Monserrat Police Service
  • Royal Saint Helena Police Service
  • Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force
  • Royal Virgin Islands Police Force
  • Sovereign Base Areas Police

Australia and New Zealand

  • Australian Federal Police
  • New Zealand Police
  • Queensland Police Service
  • South Australia Police 
  • Victoria Police
  • Tasmania Police
  • Western Australia Force
  • Forensic Science Service Tasmania
  • Tasmania State Emergency Service
  • Tasmania Fire Service


  • Singapore Civil Defence Force

That’s over 155,000 officers and police staff in the UK plus over 90,000 overseas who have subscriber access to Policing Insight.

Policing governance is also strongly represented with key organisations subscribing.

Government, policing and criminal justice agencies, regulators and representative organisations

United Kingdom

  • Association of Police and Crime Commissioners
  • College of Policing
  • Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office
  • HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS)
  • HM Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland
  • Home Office
  • House of Commons Library
  • Police Digital Service
  • Scottish Police Authority


  • Garda Síochána Inspectorate
  • Policing Authority (Republic of Ireland)

Australia and New Zealand

  • Australia New Zealand Policing Advisory Agency (ANZPAA)


  • Inspectorate of Policing (IOP) Ontario

In addition an increasing number of academic institutions have recognised the value of Policing Insight for their students and staff:

  • Birmingham City University
  • Blackpool and The Fylde College
  • Brunel University London
  • Buckinghamshire University
  • Burnley College
  • Canterbury Christchurch University
  • Cardiff Metropolitan University
  • Coventry University
  • De Montfort University
  • Edge Hill University
  • Edinburgh Napier University
  • Keele University
  • Leeds Trinity University
  • Liverpool John Moores University
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • Sheffield Hallam University
  • South Devon College
  • Staffordshire University
  • Teesside University
  • The Open University
  • Ulster University
  • University College London
  • University of Bedfordshire
  • University of Brighton
  • University of Central Lancashire
  • University of Chester
  • University of Cumbria
  • University of Derby
  • University of East London
  • University of Huddersfield
  • University of Hull
  • University of Leeds
  • University of Manchester
  • University of Portsmouth
  • University of Salford
  • University of South Wales
  • University of South Wales Trinity St David
  • University of the West of England
  • University of Warwick
  • University of Worcester
  • Wrexham Glyndwr University
  • York St John University

Australia and New Zealand

  • University of Tasmania

We also have a growing community of suppliers subscribing to Policing Insight, to keep up with latest thinking in policing and criminal justice. The CoPaCC thematic reports are a great resource for insight on the use police technology in particular, with CoPaCC’s ‘Police ICT: User Perspectives’ survey and report series, providing valuable front line insight for suppliers and other policing stakeholders

Please contact us on [email protected] to find out how your officers, staff, students or employees can benefit from your organisation purchasing a subscription.