From crime support to corporate communications, scientific support to operations, Leicestershire Polices specialist departments aim to protecting our communities by reducing crime and anti-social behaviour for the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
The work of these departments is invaluable, but often goes unnoticed. Here you can find out more about a selection of departments and their roles and responsibilities.
Our call handlers are often the first point of contact for members of the public when dealing with the police...
Communications and Public Engagement Directorate
Effective communication is essential to the provision of a professional policing service.
Crime and Intelligence Directorate
Tackling organised crime groups and criminals who choose to operate in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
The Equality Unit provides specialist advice and guidance on all issues of diversity and equality.
Firearms and Explosives Licensing Providing public safety and supporting the use of legally owned firearms.
Scenes of crime, fingerprint bureau, forensic imaging.
Delivering and supporting the Force's computer systems, telephony, radio and data networks.
Using specialist policing skills to take criminals off the streets and improve community safety.
Procurement and support services
Managing the procurement of goods and services for the Force, and support functions including supplies, purchasing, catering, reprographics, cleaning and waste, headquarters reception and security and internal mail services.
Complaints and misconduct, civil claims, information security, recruitment and security vetting.