Glossary

  • Terms beginning with A

    Term What it stands for

    AABC
    Action Against Business Crime 2008
    AAIB
    Air Accident Investigation Branch
    ABA
    Acceptable Behaviour Agreement
    ABC
    Agreed Behaviour Contract
    ABD
    Acute Behavioural Disorder
    ABE
    Achieving Best Evidence
    ABH
    Actual Bodily Harm
    ABI
    Association of British Insurers
    AC
    Assistant Commissioner
    ACAS
    Advisory, Concilliation and Arbitration Service
    ACC
    Anti-Corruption Command
    ACD
    Automatic Call Distribution
    ACE
    Asset Confiscation Enforcement
    ACG
    Automatic Call Distribution
    ACP
    Assistance Commissioner Professionalism
    ACPC
    Area Child Protection Committee
    ACPIT
    Assistant Commissioner Public Inquiry Team
    ACPO
    Association of Chief Police Officers (of England, Wales & N Ireland)
    ACPOS
    Association of Chief Police Officers in Scotland
    ACSC & O
    Assistant Commissioner Specialist Crime & Operations
    ACSO
    Assistant Commissioner Specialist Operations
    ACTP
    Assistant Commissioner Territorial Policing
    ADCS
    Association of Directors of Childrens Services
    ADJ
    Adjourned
    ADMS
    Alarm Data Management System
    ADS
    Accreditation Documentation Set
    A & E
    Accident & Emergency
    AED
    Automated External Defibrillators
    AEP
    Attenuated Energy Projectile
    AEXPLO
    Assistant Explosives Officer
    AFI
    Areas for Improvement
    AFI
    Authorised Firearms Inspector
    AFO
    Authorised Firearms Officer
    AFR
    Automatic Fingerprint Recognition
    AGS
    Annual Governance Statement
    AHEAD
    Enfield & Haringey Drug Treatment for Young People
    AHORSETR
    Assistant Horse Trainer
    AI
    Accident Investigator
    AIO
    Assistant Information Officer
    AIU
    Accident Investigation Unit
    AJF
    Adverse Judicial Findings
    AL
    Annual Leave
    ALG
    Association of London Governments
    ALIB
    Assistant Librarian
    ALIBRARN
    Assistant Librarian
    ALO
    Ambulance Liaison Officer
    AMI
    Apparent Mental Illness
    AMIT
    Area Major Incident Team
    AML
    Anti Money Laundering
    AMS
    Applications Maintenance and Support
    ANPR
    Automatic Number Plate Recognition
    AOABH
    Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm
    AOR
    Armed Operations Record
    APA
    Association of Police Authorities
    APA
    Advertising & Producers Association
    APACS
    Assessment of Policing and Community Safety
    AP-APP
    Armed POlicing - Authorised Professional Practice
    APLS
    Automatic Personnel Location Systems
    APP
    Application
    APP
    Accredited Professional Practice
    APP
    Authorised Professionalism Practice
    APRG
    Armed Robbery Reference Group
    APS
    Acting Police Service
    AR
    Annual Report
    ARA
    Assets Recovery Agency
    ARC
    Alarm Receiving Centres
    ARCC
    Aeronautical Rescue Coordination Centre
    AR HELMET
    Anti-Riot Helmet
    ARL
    Authority Revocation List
    ARLS
    Automatic Resource Location Systems
    ARMS
    Active Risk Management System
    Arqiva
    Current Radio Service Supplier
    ARV
    Armed Response Vehicle
    AS
    All Stations
    ASAP
    As Soon As Possible
    ASB
    Anti Social Behaviour
    ASBAP
    Anti Social Behaviour Action Panel
    ASBOs
    Anti Social Behaviour Orders
    ASCII
    American Standard Code for Information Interchange
    ASHE
    Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings
    ASO
    Assistant Scientific Officer
    ASP
    Applications System Provider
    ASTs
    Arrest Support Teams
    ASU
    Air Support Unit
    ASW
    Approved Social Worker
    ATOC
    Association of Train Operating Companies
    ATS
    Automatic Traffic Signals
    ATW
    Access to Work
    ATWM
    Area Traffic Warden Manager
    AVC
    Additional Voluntary Contributions
    AVL
    Automatic Vehicle Location
    AVLS
    Automatic Vehicle Location Systems
    AVS
    Address Verification Service
    AWARE
    A Windows Application in a Resilient Environment
    AWT
    Affordable Workforce Targets
  • Terms beginning with B

    Term What it stands for

    BARK
    Brent Action for Responsible K9s
    BAU
    Business as Usual
    BBM
    Blackberry Messaging
    BBP
    Borough Based Policing
    BCC
    Block Check Character
    BCC
    Brigade Coordination Centre
    BCDR
    Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Plan
    BCH
    Business Crime Hub
    BCMUs
    Borough Crime Management Units
    BCP
    Borough Crown Prosecutor
    BCR
    Borough Control Room
    BCRP
    Business Crime Reduction Partnership
    BCS
    British Crime Survey
    BCTG
    Borough Co-ordination & Tasking Group
    BCTG
    Borough Crime Tasking Group
    BCU
    Borough Command Unit
    BDC
    Business Development Co-ordinator
    BDD
    Borough Designated Despatch
    BDO
    Business Development Office
    BECC
    Borough Emergency Control Centre
    BEEP
    Building Energy Efficiency Programme
    BEST
    Behaviour Education & Support Teams
    BF
    Bring Forward
    BFM
    Borough Forensic Manager
    BGSU
    Borough Group Support Unit
    BIA
    Business Impact Assessment
    BIAG
    Black Independent Advisory Group
    BIS
    Bumblebee Imaging System
    BIS
    Business Innovation Skills
    BIU
    Borough Intelligence Unit
    BIU
    Business Intelligence Unit
    BLO
    Borough Liaison Officer
    BME
    Black or Minority Ethnicity
    BNP
    Bulgarian National Police
    BOCC
    Borough Olympic Command Centre
    BOCU
    Borough Operational Command Unit
    (B) OCU
    Borough & Operational Control Unit
    BOS
    Borough Operations Supervisor
    BOTJ
    Bringing Offenders to Justice
    BPA
    Black Police Association
    BPR
    Buckingham Palace Road (Central Garage)
    BREEAM
    Building Research Establishment Environment Assessment Method
    BSIA
    British Security Industry Association
    BSMI
    Borough Support Management Information
    BSP
    Borough Support Pool
    BSU
    Borough Support Unit
    BT
    British Telecom
    BTAU
    Business & Technical Assurance Unit
    BTP
    British Transport Police
    BTR
    Bail to Return
    BVPI
    Best Value Performance Indicator
    BVR
    Best Value Review
    BVRI
    Best Value Review Indicators
    BVR (T)
    Best Value Review of Training
    BWT
    Borough Workforce Targets
    BWT
    Budgeted Workforce Targets
    BWV
    Body Worn Video
  • Terms beginning with C

    Term What it stands for

    4C’s
    Consult, Compare, Challenge & Complete
    C3i
    Command, Control, Communication and Information Project
    CO11
    Public Order OCU, Operations & Planning
    CA
    Confidentiality Agreement
    CA
    Custody Assistant
    CA
    Certificate Authority
    CAA
    Comprehensive Area Assessment
    CAADA
    Co-ordinated Action Against Domestic Abuse
    CAC
    Central Ambulance Control
    CAD
    Communities Against Drugs
    CAD
    Computer Aided Despatch
    CADMIS
    Computer Aided Dispatch Management Information Systems
    CADRE
    Advanced Public Order Trained Officers
    CAG
    Communication Advisory Group
    CAITS
    Child Abuse Investigation Teams
    CAIU
    Civil Actions Investigation Unit
    CALT
    Centre of Applied Learning Technologies
    CAMHS
    Child & Adolescent Mental Heath Service
    CAMHS
    Child And Mental Health Service
    C/ARB
    Collision /Accident Report Book
    CARE
    Career Average Revalued Earnings
    CARM
    Computer Aided Resource Manager
    CARMS
    Computer Aided Resource Management System
    CARPO
    Communication And Press Relations Officer
    CAST
    Centre for Applied Science and Technology
    CAT
    Community Action Teams
    CAWNs
    Child Abduction Warning Notices
    CBDD
    Centralised Borough Designated Despatch
    CBRN
    Chemical, Biological, Radiological & Nuclear
    CBRNE
    Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive Incidents
    CBSS
    College Based Sandwich Student
    C & C
    Command & Control
    CCB
    Central Casualty Bureau
    CCC
    Central Casualty Bureau
    CCC
    Central Communications Command
    CCCs
    Community Consultation Coordinators
    CCCC
    Crown Court Case Clerk
    CCCPTMG
    Community Cohesion Contingency Planning and Tension Monitoring Group
    CCG
    Clinical Commissioning Group
    CCI
    Communications Control Interface
    CCITT
    International Telephony/Telegraphy Consultative Committee
    CCN
    Contract Change Number
    CCO
    Civilian Communication Officers
    CCoA
    CIPFA Common Chart of Accounts
    CCP
    Camera Control Protocol
    CCRC
    Criminal Cases Review Commission
    CCRC
    Criminal Cases Review Commission
    CCRU
    Cultural & Communities Resource Unit
    CCS
    Crown Commercial Services
    CCS
    Crime Control Strategy
    CCTA
    Central Computer & Telecommunications Agency
    CCTV
    Close Circuit Television
    C & D
    Control & Direction
    C & D
    Command & Dispatch
    C & D Act
    Crime & Disorder Act
    CDA
    Controlled Drinking Zone Area
    CDG
    Corporate Development Group
    CDI
    Common Data Interface
    CDLO
    Controlled Drug Liaison Officers
    CDO
    Custody Detention Officers
    CDOU
    Central Driver Offences Unit
    CDR
    Commander
    CDRP
    Crime & Disorder Reduction Plan
    CDRPs
    Crime & Disorder Reduction Partnerships
    CDS
    Complaints & Discipline System
    CDS
    Corporate Demand Strategy
    CENTREX
    Central Police Training and Development Agency
    CEO
    Communications & Electronics Officer
    CEO
    Communications Enquiry Office
    CEOP
    Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre
    CESG
    Communications Electronic Security Group
    CERT-UK
    Computer Emergency Response Team – United Kingdom
    CF
    Carried Forward
    CFO
    Chief Financial Officer
    CFO-MPS
    Chief Financial Officer-Metropolitan Police Service
    CFO-MOPAC
    Chief Financial Officer-Mayors Office of Policing & Crime
    CG
    Consultancy Group
    Ch Insp
    Chief Inspector
    Ch Supt
    Chief Superintendent
    CHI
    Corporate Health Indicator
    CHS
    Call Handling Service
    CHS
    Call Handling Service
    CI
    Chief Inspector
    CIA
    Community Impact Assessment
    CIA
    Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability
    CIB
    Complaints Investigations Bureau
    CIBSE
    Chartered Institute of Building Services Engines
    CICA
    Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority
    CID
    Criminal Investigation Department
    CIDA
    Concerned Inter-agency Drugs Action group
    CIES
    Comprehensive Income and Expenditure Statement
    CIPFA
    Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy
    CIPP
    Crime Investigation Priority Project
    CIO
    Chief Information Officer
    CIS
    Consultancy and Information Service
    CISD
    Critical Incident Stress Debriefing
    CIES
    Comprehensive Income and Expenditure Statement
    CIT
    Crisis Intervention Teams
    CIU
    Casualty Information Unit
    CIU
    Collision Investigation Unit
    CJ
    Criminal Justice
    CJA
    Criminal Justice Act
    CJO
    Criminal Justice Office
    CJPU
    Criminal Justice Protection Unit
    CJS
    Criminal Justice System
    CJSG
    Criminal Justice Strategy Group
    CJSSS
    Criminal Justice Simple Speedy Summary
    CJU
    Crime Justice Unit
    CJX
    Criminal Justice Extract
    CJX
    Criminal Justice Extranet
    CKP
    Certificate of Knowledge
    CLA
    Copyright Licensing Agency
    CLAS
    CSEG Listed Advisory Scheme
    CLI
    Calling Line Identity
    CLO
    Community Liaison Officer
    CLO
    Court Liaison Officer
    CLP
    Commissioner's Leadership Programme
    CLPs
    Casualty Landing Points
    CM
    Configuration Management
    CM
    Conduct Matter
    CMBVR
    Crime Management Best Value Review
    CMC
    Central Mobilisation Centre
    CMG
    Community Monitoring Group
    CMIB
    Continuous Mortality Investigation Board
    CMN
    Community Monitoring Network
    CMO
    Chief Medical Officer
    CMRU
    Career Management & Retention Unit
    CMS
    Crime Management System
    CMU
    Crime Management Unit
    CNN
    Claim Control Note
    CNs
    Criminal Networks
    CNPs
    Custody Nurse Practitioners
    CO
    Central Operations
    CO
    Commissioner’s Office
    CO
    Communications Officer
    COBR
    Cabinet Office Briefing Room
    COG
    Chief Officer Group
    COLP
    City of London Police
    COMAH
    Control of Major Accident Hazards
    COMETS
    Commissioner’s Office METS (Civil Staff Sports & Social Association)
    CONPHYS
    Consulting Physician
    CONTRLLR
    CAD Controller
    COP
    Code of Practice
    COP
    Court of Protection
    COP
    College of Policing
    CORIN
    Correspondence on the Intranet
    CorO
    Coroner’s Officer
    Coroner
    Coroner’s Officer
    Corres
    Correspondence
    COSHH
    Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations
    COTS
    Commercial off the Shelf
    CP
    Contingency Plan
    CP
    Certification Practice Statement
    CPA
    Christian Police Association
    CPA
    Critical Performance Area
    CPAU
    Corporate Performance Analysis Unit
    CPCG
    Crime Prevention Consultative Group
    CPDA
    Crime Prevention Design Advisor
    CPEG
    Community and Police Engagement Groups
    CPIA
    Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996
    CPM
    Coached Patrol Module
    CPM
    Commissioner of the Police of the Metropolis
    CPM
    Corporate Performance Meeting
    CPO
    Crime Prevention Officer
    CPO
    Commissioner's Private Office
    CPS
    Crown Prosecution Service
    CPS
    Certification Practice Statement
    CPT
    Child Protection Team
    CPT
    Central Purchasing Team
    CPTDA
    Central Police Training and Development Agency
    CPU
    Case Progression Unit
    CPU
    Child Protection Unit
    CR
    Community Resolution
    C/R
    Command / Response
    CRAMM
    CCTA Risk Analysis and Management Method
    CRB
    Collision Report Book
    CRB
    Criminal Records Bureau
    CRC
    Community Rehabilitation Company
    CRDMP
    Crime Recording Decision Making Process
    CRE
    Commission for Racial Equality
    CREV
    Crime Related Exhibit Vouchers
    CRIMINT
    Criminal Intelligence
    CRIP
    Common Recognised Information Pictures
    CRIS
    Crime Report Information System
    CRL
    Certificate Revocation List
    CRM
    Customer Relationship Management
    CRPV
    Crime-Related Property Voucher
    CRR
    Community Race Relations
    CRS
    Calling Routing System
    CRTP
    Competence-Related Threshold Payment
    CS
    Crime Scene
    CS
    Corson and Stoughton Incapacitant Spray (CS Spray)
    CSA
    Central Station Alarm
    CSA
    Corporate Strategic Assessment
    CSAS
    Community Safety Accreditation Scheme
    CSAZ
    Community Safety Action Zones
    CSC
    Civil Service Compensation Scheme
    CSC
    Card Security Code
    CSE
    Crime Scene Examiners
    CSEW
    Crime Survey for England and Wales
    CSIS
    Custody Suite Imaging System
    CSM
    Crime Scene Manager
    CSP
    Community Safety Partnership
    CSP
    Community Security Policy
    CSR
    Corporate Social Responsibility
    CSS
    Customer Satisfaction Survey
    CSS
    Costed Security Strategy
    CSSP
    Community Safety Strategic Partnership
    CST
    Community Safety Team
    CST
    Complaints Support Team
    CSU
    Community Safety Unit
    CT
    Counter Terrorism
    CTC
    Counter Terrorist Check
    CTC
    Counter Terrorist Command
    CTI
    Computer Telephony Integration
    CTIB
    Central Telephone Investigation Bureau
    CTIO
    Counter Terrorism Intelligence Officer
    CTSET
    Communities Together Strategic Engagement Team
    CU
    Collation Unit
    CUSU
    Communication Users Support Unit
    CVS
    Crime Victim Survey
    CVU
    Commercial Vehicle Unit
    C & W
    Cable & Wireless
    CWSR
    Calls Without Service Request
    CYPS
    Children & Young People’s Services
    CYPSG
    Children & Young People’s Strategy Group
    CZ
    Corporate Gazetteer
  • Terms beginning with D

    Term What it stands for

    D of E
    Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme
    DA
    Domestic Abuse
    DAAT
    Drug Alcohol Action Team
    DAC
    Deputy Assistant Commissioner
    DACSO
    Deputy Assistant Commissioner Special Operations
    DAMOVO
    Current Telephony Supplier
    DAMS
    Digital Asset Management System
    DAP
    Diversity Awareness Programme
    DARA
    Directorate of Audit Risk and Assurance
    DARIS
    Demand and Resource Information System
    DAT
    Drug Action Team
    DC
    Detective Constable
    D&C
    Direction & Control
    DCC
    Deputy Commissioners Command
    DCC
    Digital, Cyber and Communications
    DCFD
    Diversity and Citizen Focus Directorate
    DCI
    Detective Chief Inspector
    D/COMM
    Deputy Commissioner
    DCP
    Deputy Commissioner's Portfolio
    DCS
    Detective Chief Superintendent
    Det CH Supt
    Detective Chief Superintendent
    DDA
    Disability Discrimination Act
    DDI
    Direct Dial Inward
    DDM
    Designated Disaster Mortuary
    DDO
    Designated Detention Officer
    DECT
    Digitally Enhanced Cordless Telephone
    DEFS
    Digital Electronic Forensic Services
    Dets
    Details of the Investigation
    DevNom
    Development Nominal
    DHR
    Domestic Homicide Review
    DI
    Detective Inspector
    DIAG
    Disability Independent Advisory Group
    DIP
    Drug Intervention Programme
    DIR
    Duty Intelligence Researcher
    DISC
    Disconnect Command
    DIU
    Divisional Intelligence Unit
    DLS
    Department of Legal Services
    DM
    Disconnect Mode
    DMA
    Divisional/Detainee Monies Account
    DMC
    Directorate of Media & Communications
    DMM
    Daily Management Meeting
    DMPC
    Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime
    DMS
    Duties Management System
    DNA
    Deoxyribonucleic Acid
    D/ND
    Data / No Data Flag
    DNS
    Data Network Segment
    DNT
    Data Network Table
    DOCO
    Designing Out Crime Officers
    DOI
    Directorate of Information
    DOIT
    Development & Organisation Improvement Team
    DOORs
    Dynamic Object Orientated Requirements Systems
    DOR
    Directorate of Resources
    DoT
    Department of Transport
    DP
    Digital Policing
    DP TOM
    Digital Policing Target Operating Model
    DPA
    Data Protection Act 1998
    DPA
    Directorate of Public Affairs
    DPCS
    Department of Procurement & Commercial Services
    DPG
    Diplomatic Protection Group
    DPLO
    Divisional Press Liaison Officer
    DPO
    Data Protection Officer
    DPP
    Director of Public Prosecutions
    DPPO
    Designated Public Place Order
    DPS
    Directorate of Professional Standards
    DRG
    Drug Reference Group
    DRM
    Duty Resource Manager
    DRM
    Duty Resource Manager
    DS
    Detective Sergeant
    DSA
    Disability Services Association
    DSA
    Digital Signature Algorithm
    DSAP
    Diversity Strategy Action Plan
    DSC
    Designated Security Co-ordinator
    DSEI
    Defence and Security Equipment International
    DSMU
    Diversity Strategy Monitoring Unit
    DSO
    Department Security Officer
    D/Supt
    Detective Superintendent
    DSU
    Development Support Unit
    DSU
    Discipline Support Unit
    DSU
    Dog Support Unit
    DTC
    Duty to Cooperate
    DTD
    Directorate of Training & Development
    DTI
    Department of Trade & Industry
    DTO
    Detention and Training Order
    DTS
    Diversity Training School
    DTSU
    Diversity Training Strategy Unit
    DTTOs
    Drug Treatment and Testing Orders
    DTU
    Divisional Training Unit
    DV
    Development Vetting
    DV
    Domestic Violence
    DVA
    Domestic Violence and Abuse
    DVI
    Disaster Victim Identification
    DVLA
    Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency
    DVOG
    Domestic Violence Operation Group
    DVWG
    Domestic Violence Work Group
    DWO
    Dedicated Ward Officers
    DWP
    Department of Work and Pensions
  • Terms beginning with E

    Term What it stands for

    EAB
    Evidence and Actions Book
    EAH
    Early Administration Hearings
    EAP
    Enterprise Architecture Platform
    EBM
    Evidential Breath Machine
    EBP
    Evidence Based Policing
    EBTI
    Evidential Breath Test Instrument
    ECB
    Extended Control Byte
    ECHR
    European Court of Human Rights
    ECM
    Event Clear-up Method
    ED
    Expected Delivery
    EDIT
    Evidential Drug Identification Testing
    EDL
    English Defence League
    EDM
    Electronic Document Management
    EDRM
    Electronic Document and Records Management
    EDU
    Early Deletion Unit
    E&E
    Efficiency and Effectiveness
    EEA
    European Economic Area
    EEK
    Early Evidence Kits
    EFH
    Early First Hearing
    EFP
    European Firearms Permit
    EFQM
    European Foundation for Quality Management
    e-GIF
    e-Government Interoperability Framework
    e-GMS
    Electronic Government Metadata Standards
    e-Government
    Electronic Government
    EHRC
    Equality and Human Rights Commission
    EIA
    Equality Impact Assessment
    EIDU
    Events & Income Development Unit
    EIR
    Environmental Information Regulations
    EISEC
    Enhanced Information Service for Emergency Calls
    ELS
    Emergency Life Saving
    ELS
    Emergency Life Support
    ELTCC
    East London Traffic Control Centre
    EM
    Excellence Model
    EMC
    EEC Electromagnetic Compatibility
    EMD
    Emotional or Mentally Distressed
    EMDR
    Eye Movement De-sensitisation and Reprocessing
    EMRO
    Early Morning Restriction Orders
    EMS
    Environmental Management System
    EMSCU
    East Midlands Strategic Commercial Unit
    EMT
    Emergency Medical Technician
    EOC
    Emergency Operator Centre
    EPA
    Emergency Planning Advisors
    EPA
    Enduring Powers of Attorney
    EPDs
    Electronic Personal Dosimeters
    EPIC
    Emergency Procedures and Information Centre
    EPIC
    Enforcement, Prevention Intelligence and Communication
    EPMs
    Emergency Planning Managers
    EPO
    Estate Police Officers
    EPU
    Evaluation and Performance Unit
    ER and R
    Emergency Response and Recovery
    ERAT
    Electronic Risk Assessment Tool
    ERM
    Electronic Records Management
    ERNIC
    Earnings Related National Insurance Contributions
    ERP
    Enterprise Resource Management
    ERPT
    Emergency Response and Patrol Team
    ERU
    Employee Relations Unit
    ERU
    Evidence Recovery Unit
    ES
    Estates Strategy
    ESB
    Empress State Building
    ESC
    Escape Character
    ESD
    Electronic Service Delivery
    ESD
    Evidential Screening Data
    ESMCP
    Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme
    ESN
    Emergency Service Network
    ESP
    Employer Supported Policing
    ESPR
    Environment Strategy and Progress Report
    ET
    Employment Tribunal
    ETU
    Employment Tribunal Unit
    EU
    European Union
    EWMS
    Emerald Warrant Management System
    EWO
    Education Welfare Officer
    EWS
    Embassy Warning System
    EXPO
    Explosives Officer
  • Terms beginning with F

    Term What it stands for

    FACE
    Fight Against Child Exploitation
    FACPN
    Forensic Adolescent Community Psychiatric Nurse
    FACTS
    Focus Achievements Challenges Transitions Staff
    FALCON
    Fraud and Linked Crime Online
    FAQ
    Frequently Asked Questions
    FAT
    Factory Acceptance Test
    FATACC
    Fatal Accident
    FAW
    Fairness at Work
    FAWA
    Fairness At Work Advisor
    FAWAA
    Fairness At Work Appeals Advisor
    FBC
    Fallback Control Facility
    FBC
    Final Business Case
    FBI
    Federal Bureau of Investigations
    FBP
    Finance Business Partners
    FCA
    Financial Conduct Authority
    FCI
    Forensic Collision Investigators
    FCPs
    Forward Command Points
    FCR
    Force Control Room
    FCV
    Forward Control Vehicles
    FET
    Firearms Enquiry Team
    FFA UK
    Financial Fraud Action UK
    FIPS
    Federal Information Processing Standards
    FISP
    MPS Information Security Policy
    FIT
    Forward Intelligence Team
    FIU
    Financial Investigation Unit
    FLM
    Family Liaison Manager
    FLO
    Family Liaison Officer
    FM
    Facilities Management
    FMCP
    Financial Management Code of Practice
    FME
    Forensic Medical Examination
    FME
    Forensic Medical Examiner
    FMECA
    Failure Mode, Effects and Criticality Analysis
    FNBD
    Fix Need By Date
    FPN
    Fixed Penalty Notice
    FOG
    Fraudulently Obtained Genuine
    FOI
    Freedom of Information
    FOIA
    Freedom of Information Act 2000
    FOS
    Financial Ombudsman Service
    FPU
    Firearms Policy Unit
    FQDN
    Federal Information Processing Statement
    FQDN
    Fully Qualified Domain Name
    FRACAS
    Failure Reporting And Corrective Action System
    FRM
    Finance and Resources Manager
    FRMR
    Frame Reject Command
    FRP
    Forensic Readiness Policy
    FRRC
    Friends and Relatives Reception Centre
    FSB
    Federation of Small Businesses
    FSP
    Forensic Service Providers
    FTA
    Fault Tree Analysis
    FTE
    First Time Entrants
    FTE
    Full Time Equivalent
    FVA
    Full Viability Assessment
  • Terms beginning with G

    Term What it stands for

    GCJU
    Glidewell Criminal Justice Unit
    GDSC
    Government Data Standard Catalogue
    GH
    Gifts and Hospitality
    GIS
    Geographic Information System
    GLA
    Greater London Authority
    GLADA
    Greater London Alliance Against Drugs and Alcohol
    GLMCA
    Greater London Magistrates Courts Authority
    GMP
    Greater Manchester Police
    GMU
    General Message Unit
    GOL
    Government Office for London
    GP
    General Practitioner
    GPG
    Good Practice Guide
    GPS
    Global Positioning System
    GRC
    Gender Recognition Certificate
    GS
    General Support
    GSC
    Government Security Classification
    GSZ
    Government Security Zone
    GTLOs
    Gypsy and Traveller Liaison Officers
    GTN
    Government Telecommunications Network
    GUI
    Graphical User Interface
  • Terms beginning with H

    Term What it stands for

    HAC
    Humanitarian Assistance Centre
    HAL
    Heathrow Airport Limited
    HARPs
    Housing Association Registered Providers
    HASWA
    Health And Safety at Work Act
    HAZMAT
    Hazardous Material
    HBPOS
    Health Based Places of Safety
    HCI
    Human Computer Interface
    HCLO
    Hate Crime Liaison Officer
    HCP
    Health Care Professional
    HCVA
    Hate Crime Victims Advocates
    HDLC
    High Layer Data Link Control Procedure
    HEAD
    Health, Education Accommodation and Drugs Team
    HEMS
    Helicopter Emergency Medical Service
    HFPT
    Hammersmith and Fulham Policing Team
    HH
    Tower Hamlets
    HM
    Her Majesty
    HMCE
    Her Majesty’s Customs and Excise
    HMCG
    Her Majesty’s Coast Guard
    HMCPSI
    Her Majesty’s Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate
    HMCTS
    Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunal Services
    HMEPOs
    Hazardous Material and Environmental Protection Officers
    HMG
    Her Majesty’s Government
    HMIC
    Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary
    HMIC (T)
    Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary - Training
    HMIS
    Her Majesty’s Immigration Service
    HMPPA
    Her Majesty’s Prisons and Probation Service
    HMSO
    Her Majesty’s Stationery Office
    HO
    Home Office
    HOC
    House of Commons
    HOCR
    Home Office Counting Rules
    HOG
    Home Office Guidance
    HOIE
    Home Office Immigration Enforcement
    HOL
    House of Lords
    HOLMES
    Home Office Large Major Enquiry System
    HomRAG
    Homicide Research Action Group
    HORT
    Home Office Road Traffic
    HOSOL
    Home Office Serious Offence List
    HPDS
    High Potential Development Scheme
    HQ
    Headquarters
    HR
    Human Resources
    HRA
    Human Rights Act
    HRA
    Hounslow Revenue Account
    HREC
    Hounslow Racial Equality Council
    HRM
    Human Resources Manager
    HSCIC
    Health and Social Care Information Centre
    HSE
    Health and Safety Executive
    HSM
    Hardware Security Module
  • Terms beginning with I

    Term What it stands for

    IAAC
    Information Assurance Advisory Council
    IAG
    Independent Advisory Group
    IAO
    Information Asset Owner
    IAR
    Information Asset Register
    IASB
    Information Assurance and Security Board
    IASC
    Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioners
    IAT
    Inter Agency Talk Groups
    IAU
    Information Assurance Unit
    IB
    Intelligence Bureau
    IBO
    Integrated Borough Operations
    IC
    Identification Code
    IC
    Information Commissioner
    ICAS
    Intelligence Cell Analysis System
    ICB
    Impact Co-ordination Board
    ICC
    Incident Call Handling Centre
    ICCS
    Integrated Communications and Control Systems
    ICF
    Integrated Client Function
    ICG
    Independent Challenge Group
    ICO
    Information Commissioner’s Office
    ICP
    Independent Challenge Panel
    ICP
    Integrated Communication Platform
    ICPO/Interpol
    International Criminal Police Organisation
    I/C Public
    In-Coming Public Call
    ICRP
    Islington Crime Reduction Partnership
    ICT
    Information / Communications Technology
    ICV
    Independent Custody Visitors
    IDG
    Intelligence Development Group
    IDO
    Identification Officer
    IDS
    Internal Despatch System
    IDVA
    Independent Domestic Violence Advocates
    IETF
    Internet Engineering Task Force
    IEU
    Incident Enquiry Unit
    IFAC
    International Federation of Accountants
    IFRS
    International Financial Reporting Services
    IGF
    Information Governance Framework
    IGIP
    Integrated Gang Intervention Project
    IIC
    Internal Investigations Command
    IICSA
    Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse
    IIO
    Initial Investigation Officer
    IIP
    Integrated Intelligence Platform
    IIP
    Investors in People
    IIR
    Immediate Informal Resolution
    IKWRO
    Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation
    ILMCS
    Inner London Magistrates Courts Service
    ILPS
    Inner London Probation Service
    IM
    Information Manager
    IM
    Information Management
    IMB
    Information Management Board
    IMB
    Information Management Branch
    IMBA
    Information Management Business Area
    INFOSEC
    Information Security
    Insp
    Inspector
    IO
    Investigating Officer
    IO
    Investigation Officer
    IOCCO
    Interception of Communication Commissioner's Office
    IOTA
    Investigating Officer Throughput Analysis
    IOWA
    Investigating Officer Workload Analysis
    IP
    Incident Print
    IPCC
    Independent Police Complaints Commission
    IPF
    Information Policy Framework
    IPG
    Information Programme Group
    IPI
    Improvement of Police Information
    IPLDP
    Initial Police Learning and Development Programme
    IPM
    Information Policy Model
    IPMS
    Institute of Professionals, Managers & Specialists
    IPO
    Intervention Programme Officer
    IPSAS
    International Public Sector Reporting Standards
    IPT
    Integrated Prosecution Teams
    IR
    Informal Resolution
    IR
    Information Room
    I & R
    Inspection & Review
    IRAS
    Information Risk Appetite Statement
    IRB
    Incident Report Book
    IRS
    Intermediate Routing Site
    IRIS
    Integrated Rainbow Information System
    IRT
    Identification, Referral and Tracking system
    IRV
    Instant Response Vehicle
    IRV
    Incident Response Vehicle
    IS
    Information Systems
    IS
    Information Security
    ISA
    Information Sharing Agreement
    ISAB
    Information Security and Assurance Board
    ISB
    Impact Statements for Business
    ISCF
    Information Systems Compliance Framework
    ISO
    International Standards Organisation
    ISO
    Information Security Officer
    ISP
    Information Strategy Programme
    ISSP
    Intensive Supervision & Surveillance Programme
    ISS4PS
    Information Systems Strategy for the Police Service
    ISTV
    Information Sharing to Tackle Violence
    IT
    Industrial Tribunal
    IT
    Information Technology
    I&T
    Integrated & Test
    ITHC
    Information Technology Health Check
    ITL
    Integration Test Laboratory
    ITT
    Invitation to Tender
    IVA
    Initial Viability Assessment
    IVR
    Interactive Voice Response
  • Terms beginning with J

    Term What it stands for

    JD
    Judicial Disposal
    JDM
    Joint Decision Makers
    JEDI
    Joint Enforcement Development Initiatives
    JESCC
    Joint Emergency Services Control Centre
    JESIP
    Joint Emergency Services Interoperability Programme
    JFL
    Justice for London
    JFL
    Justice for London Project
    JPF
    Jack Petchey Foundation
    JPM
    Joint Performance Management
    JRFT
    Job Related Fitness Test
    JSJD
    Justice Seen Justice Done
  • Terms beginning with K

    Term What it stands for

    KIISMET
    Knowledge Information Intelligence Solutions for the MPS
    KIN
    Key Individual Network
    KLOE
    Key Lines of Enquiries
    KPI
    Key Performance Indicator
    KPRM
    Key Performance Review Meetings
    KSI
    Killed or Seriously Injured
    KYC
    Know Your Customer
  • Terms beginning with L

    Term What it stands for

    LAA
    Local Authority Agreement
    LAA
    London Air Ambulance
    LAC
    Looked After Children
    LALO
    Local Authority Liaison Officer
    LAN
    Local Area Network
    LAS
    London Ambulance Service
    LASPO
    Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012
    LBH
    London Borough of Hounslow
    LBHF
    London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham
    LBPR
    Lawful Business Practice Regulations
    LBWF
    London Borough of Waltham Forest
    LCD
    Lord Chancellors Department
    LCG
    London Coastguard
    LCJB
    Local Criminal Justice Board
    LCJB
    London Criminal Justice Board
    LCPF
    London Crime Prevention Fund
    LCRC
    London Community Rehabilitation Company
    LCV
    Light Commercial Vehicles
    LDA
    London Development Agency
    LDAP
    Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
    LDC
    Learning Delivery Centre
    LDSC
    London Digital Service Centre
    LEA
    Local Education Authority
    LESLP
    London Emergency Services Liaison Panel
    LFB
    London Fire Brigade
    LFEPA
    London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority
    LFMS
    Linguistic and Forensic Medical Services
    LGBTAG
    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Advisory Group
    LGV
    Large Goods Vehicle
    LIB
    Librarian
    LIN
    Local Information Notepads
    LIO
    Local Intelligence Officer
    LION
    London Information On-Line
    LLACC
    London Local Authority Coordination Centre
    LOCOG
    London Organising Committee of Olympic and Paralympic Games
    LOEG
    Licensing Operational Enforcement Group
    LPA
    Lasting Powers of Attorney
    LPIU
    London Policing Impact Unit
    LPM
    Local Policing Model
    LQC
    Legally Qualified Chair
    LRC
    London Research Centre
    LRP
    London Resilience Partnership
    LRT
    London Resilience Team
    LSABs
    Local Safeguarding Adults Boards
    LSB
    Least Significant Bit
    LSC
    Local Security Champion
    LSCB
    London Safeguarding Children Board
    LSCP
    London Safety Camera Partnership
    LSN
    Least Significant Nibble
    LSO
    Licenced Search Officer
    LSP
    Local Strategic Partnership
    LTS
    Long Term Sickness
    LUL
    London Underground Limited
    LYCPB
    London Youth Crime Prevention Board
  • Terms beginning with M

    Term What it stands for

    MACC
    Military Aid to Civil Community
    MACP
    Military Aid to Civil Power
    MAGD
    Military Aid to Other Government Departments
    MAHA
    Multi Agency Holding Area
    MAMA
    Multi Agency Marshalling Area
    MAMA
    Measuring Anti-Muslim Attacks
    MAMA
    Monitoring Anti-Muslim Attacks
    MAP
    Mobile Aware Project
    MAP
    Microsoft Accelerate Programme
    MAPPA
    Multi-Agency Public Protection Agreements
    MAPPS
    Multi-Agency Public Protection Panels
    MARAC
    Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conferencing
    MARIA
    Mothers Against Radical Islam and Sharia
    MASH
    Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub
    M&CA
    Misconduct & Civil Actions Command
    MCA
    Maritime and Coastguard Agency
    MCF
    Major Change Fund
    MCMI
    Misconduct and Complaints Management Information
    MCPRF
    Metropolitan and City Police Relief Fund
    MCRAC
    MET Wide Crimint Remote Access
    MCSSS
    Metropolitan Civil Staffs Superannuation Scheme
    MCVs
    Mobile Control Vehicles
    MDP
    Ministry of Defence Police
    MDT
    Mobile Data Terminal
    MEAT
    Most Economical Advantageous Tender
    MERIT
    Mobile Emergency Response Incident Team
    Met
    Metropolitan Police Service
    METADATA
    Data About Data
    Met AIR
    MPS Accident Information Reporting
    MetCC-IR
    Metropolitan Command Complex - Information Room
    MetCC-SOR
    Metropolitan Command Complex - Special OPerations Room
    MetCU
    MPS Circulation Unit
    Met HR
    MPS Human Resources Management System
    Met OPS
    MPS Resources Management Computer System
    Met Phone
    MPS Internal Telephone System
    METSEC
    Metropolitan Police Service Security
    METSEC Code
    MPS Security Code Manual
    METTUS
    MPS Trade Union Side
    MG
    Manual of Guidance file preparation forms
    MHA
    Mental Health Act
    MI
    Major Incident
    MI
    Management Information
    MI
    Met Intelligence
    MIB
    Met Intelligence Bureau
    MICC
    Management Information and Communication Centre
    MIR
    Major Incident Room
    MIS
    Management Information System
    MISPER
    Missing Persons
    MIT
    Major Investigation Team
    MMR
    Monthly Management Report
    MMR
    Monthly Monitoring Report
    MO
    Medical Officer
    MOD
    Ministry of Defence
    MOG
    Manual of Guidance
    MOPAC
    Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime
    MOU
    Memorandum of Understanding
    MP
    Member of Parliament
    MP-SOR
    MPS Specialist Operations Room
    MPA
    Metropolitan Police Authority
    MPAA
    Metropolitan Police Athletic Association
    MPBF
    Metropolitan Police Benevolent Fund
    MPCBF
    Metropolitan Police Combined Benevolent Fund
    MPCCU
    Metropolitan Police Cyber Crime Unit
    MPCF
    Metropolitan Police Commissioner's Fund
    MPCHF
    Metropolitan Police Convalescent Home Fund
    MPD
    Metropolitan Police District
    MPFS
    Metropolitan Police Friendly Society
    MPS
    Manual of Protective Security
    MPS
    Metropolitan Police Service
    MPS
    Mailing Preferences Service (The)
    MPSC
    Metropolitan Police Sports Club
    MPSCG
    Metropolitan Police Service Consultancy Group
    MPSF
    Metropolitan Police Sports Fund
    MPSGPA
    Metropolitan Police Staff Greek Police Association
    MPSTC
    Metropolitan Police Specialist Training Centre
    MPSWF
    Metropolitan Police Service Welfare Fund
    MPWWF
    Metropolitanlice Widows and Widowers Fund
    MPU
    Marine Policing Unit
    MSB
    Most Significant Byte
    MSC
    Metropolitan Special Constable
    MSF
    Muslim Safety Forum
    MSL
    Maternity Support Leave
    MSN
    Most Significant Nibble
    MSO
    Message Switch Office
    MSP
    Managed Services Provider
    MSS
    Message Switching Service
    MSSR
    Multi Stage Shuttle Run
    MSU
    Marine Support Unit
    MSV
    Most Serious Violence
    MTBF
    Mean Time Between Failure
    MTFP
    Medium Term Financial Plan
    MTI
    MPS Technology Infrastructure
    MTIP
    More Through with Intimate Parts
    MTP
    Master Test Plan
    MTPAS
    Mobile Telephony Priority Access System
    MV
    Management Vetting
  • Terms beginning with N

    Term What it stands for

    NAAN
    National Appropriate Adult Network
    NACRO
    National Association for Care and Resettlement of Offenders
    NAD
    Not Another Drop
    NAFIS
    National Automated Fingerprint Identification System
    NAMI
    National Alliance of the Mentally Ill
    NAMP
    National Association of Muslim Police
    NAO
    National Audit Office
    N A S C H
    Name, Age, Sex, Colour, Height
    NCALT
    National Centre of Applied Learning Technology
    NCDV
    National Centre for Domestic Violence
    NCIS
    National Criminal Intelligence Service
    NCM
    National Costing Model
    NCRS
    National Crime Record Standards
    NCSC
    National Cyber Security Centre
    NCSP
    National Cyber Security Programme
    NCTP
    National Counter Terrorism Policing HQ
    NCTT
    National Community Tension Team
    NDM
    National Decision Model
    NF
    National Front
    NFA
    No Further Action/ No Fixed Abode
    NFIB
    National Fraud Intelligence Bureau
    NFIS
    National Fingerprint Image System
    NFO
    National Fingerprint Office
    NGD
    Next Generation Desktop
    NGOS
    Non-Governmental Organisations
    NHS
    National Health Service
    NHSLA
    NHS Litigation Authority
    NI
    National Indicator
    NICC
    National, International Capital City Funding
    NICE
    National Institute for Clinical Excellence
    NIM
    National Intelligence Model
    NIP
    Notice of Impending Prosecution
    NIS
    National Indicator Set
    NJG
    Narrowing the Justice Gap
    NLA
    Newspaper Licensing Agency
    NLSF
    National Legal Services Framework
    NNDR
    National Non-Domestic Rates
    NOMS
    National Offenders Management System
    NOS
    Notifiable Occupation Scheme
    NPA
    National Police Air Service
    NPCC
    National Police Chief's Council
    NPCE
    National Centre for Policing Excellence
    NPIA
    National Policing Improvement Agency
    NPIRMT
    National Police Information Risk Management Team
    NPP
    National Police Plan
    NPPF
    National Police Promotion Framework
    NPPS
    New Police Pension Scheme
    NPPV
    Non-Police Personnel Vetting
    NPS
    National Probation Service (The)
    NPSA
    National Patient Safety Agency
    NPSAT
    National Protective Services Analysis Tool
    NPT
    National Police Training
    NRM
    National Referral Mechanism
    NRS
    National Recruitment Standards
    NSIRO
    National Senior Information Responsible Officer
    NSLEC
    National Specialist Law Enforcement Centre
    NSPCC
    National Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children
    NSPIS
    National Strategy for Police Information Services
    NTE
    Nightime Economy
    NTL
    Former Radio Service Supplier (Now Arqiva)
    NSY
    New Scotland Yard
    NTFIU
    National Terrorist Financial Investigation Unit
    NUMS
    National Uniformed Managed Service
    NYPD
    New York Police Department
  • Terms beginning with O

    Term What it stands for

    OBTJ
    Offences Brought to Justice
    OCG
    Operational Command Group
    OCJR
    Office of Criminal Justice Reform
    OCSP
    Online Certificate Statue Protocol
    OCU
    Operational Command Unit
    ODA
    Online Dating Association
    OEP
    Operational Event Planner
    OFSTEAD
    Office For Standards In Education
    OGC
    Office of Government Commerce
    OH
    Occupational Health
    OHA
    Occupational Health Advisor
    OHM
    Occupational Health Manager
    OIC
    Officer In Charge
    OIC
    Officer In the Case
    OID
    Object Identifier
    OJEU
    Official Journal of the European Union
    OM
    Operational Monitor
    OMM 2020
    One Met Model 2020
    Op Eval
    Operation Evaluation
    OPG
    Office of the Public Guardian
    OPM
    Operational Patrol Module
    OPM
    Operational Policing Measure
    OPS
    Operations
    OPSU
    Operational Policing Support Unit
    OSA
    Official Secrets Act
    OSAC
    Overseas Security Advisory Council
    OSD
    Olympic Security Directorate
    OSS
    Operational Specialist Support - (Air Support Unit, Marine Support Unit & Dog Support Unit)
    OST
    Officer Safety Training
    OTIS
    Operational Technology Information Service
    OTIS
    Operational Technology Support Unit
    OTSU
    Operational Technology Support Unit
    OU
    Open University
    OVCU
    Organised Vehicle Crime Unit
    OVRO
    Overseas Visitors Records Office
    OSAC
    Overseas Security Advisory Council
  • Terms beginning with P

    Term What it stands for

    PABEN
    Police Advisory Board of England and Wales
    PABX
    Private Automatic Branch Exchange
    PAC
    Pre-Assessment Checklist
    PACE
    Police And Criminal Evidence Act 1984
    PACT
    Parents and Abducted Children Together
    PAO
    Public Access Office
    PAO
    Public Affairs Office
    PAP
    Procurement Assurance Process
    PaRT
    DPS Prevention and Reduction Team
    PAS
    Public Access Space
    PAS
    Public Attitude Survey
    PASF
    Police Approved Secure Facility scheme
    PAT
    Positive Action Team
    PAT
    Procurement Assurance Team
    PATP
    Proactive Assessment and Tasking Performa
    PBO
    Permanent Beat Officers
    PBX
    Private Branch Exchange
    PC
    Personal Computer
    PC
    Police Constable
    PCA
    Parental Control Agreement
    PCA
    Police Complaints Authority
    PCC
    Police and Crime Committee
    PCCG
    Police & Community Consultative Group
    PCFT
    Police Constable Foundation Training
    PCH
    Policy Clearing House
    PCKI
    Public Complaints Key Indicators
    PCS
    Public and Commercial Services Union
    PCSO
    Police Community Safety Officer
    PCSO
    Police Community Support Officers
    PCSPS
    Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme
    PCT
    Primary Care Trust
    PD
    Personality Disorder
    PDA
    Personal Digital Assistant
    PDD
    Professional Development Day
    PDF
    Portable Document Format (Adobe Acrobat)
    PDR
    Personal Development Review
    PDR
    Performance Development Review
    PDT
    Programme Delivery Team
    PDU
    Professional Development Unit
    PECS
    Prisoner Escort Contracted Service
    PEEPs
    Personal Emergency Evacuation Procedures
    PELF
    Palesta Event Liaison Facility
    PER
    Prisoner Escort Record
    PFA
    Partnership Framework Agreement
    PFI
    Private Finance Initiative
    PGA
    Police Geographical Area
    PGT
    Pan Government Thesaurus
    PHE
    Public Health England
    PHMF
    Public Health Mortality File
    PI
    Performance Indicator
    PI
    Personal Injury (Road Accident)
    PIA
    Privacy Impact Assessment
    PIAB
    Police Information Assurance Board
    PICD
    Post Incident Coordination Desk
    PIANO
    Personal Injury Accident Notification Online
    PIB
    Performance Information Bureau
    PID
    Project Initiation Document
    PIM
    Post Incident Manager
    PIMS
    Personnel Information Management Systems
    PIO
    Police Incident Officer
    PIP
    Professional Investigation Programme
    PIT
    Public Interest Test
    PITO
    Police Information Technology Organisation
    PKI
    Public / Private Key Infrastructure
    PKCS
    Public Key Cryptosystem Standards
    PLA
    Port of London Authority
    PLO
    Prosecution Liaison Officer
    PLO
    Prison Liaison Officer
    PLP
    Press Liaison Point
    PM
    Personnel Manager
    PM
    Project Manager
    PMA
    Policy Management Authority
    PMBS
    Police Main Base Station
    PMP
    Partnership Management Process
    PMP
    Protective Monitoring Plan
    PMS
    Protective Marking System
    PNA
    Performance Needs Analysis
    PNAC
    Police National Assessment Centre
    PNC
    Police National Computer
    PNCB
    Police National Computer Bureau
    PNCID
    Police National Computer Identification
    PND
    Penalty Notice for Disorder
    PNICC
    Police National Information Coordination Centre
    PO
    Public Order
    POCA
    Proceeds of Crime Act
    POCET
    Public Order and Civil Enquiry Team
    POLACC
    Police Accident
    POLCOLL
    Police Collision
    POLE
    Person Object Location Event
    POLSA
    Police Search Adviser
    POSC
    Public Order Strategic Committee
    POTC
    Public Order Training Centre
    POU
    Police Organisation Unit
    PP
    Policing Priority
    PPAF
    Police Property Act Fund
    PPAF
    Policing Performance Assessment Framework
    PPD
    Public Protection Desk
    PPE
    Personal Protective Equipment
    PPM
    Potential and Potential Matrix
    PPO
    Prolific Priority Offender
    PPRC
    Planning, Performance, Review Committee
    PPS
    Police Pension Scheme
    PPSG
    Public Protection Steering Group
    PPTs
    Prisoners Processing Teams
    PPU
    Public Protection Unit
    PPV
    Prisoners Property Voucher
    PQQ
    Pre-qualification Questionnaire
    PR
    Personal Radio
    PRA
    Public Records Act
    PRA
    Police Reform Act
    PRC
    Performance Review Committee
    Predpol
    Predictive Policing
    PRO
    Persistent Road Offenders
    PROOF
    Protected Online Filing
    PromNom
    Prominent Nominal
    PRRB
    Police Remuneration Review Body
    PRS
    Performance and Review Service
    PRS
    Policy Review Standards
    PRU
    Performance Review Unit
    PS
    Personal Secretary
    PS
    Police Sergeant
    PSAs
    Public Service Agreements
    PSCC
    Professional Standards and Complaints Committee
    PSCs
    Professional Standards Champions
    PSD
    Property Service Department
    PSD
    Property Service Directorate
    PSDB
    Police Scientific and Development Branch
    PSG
    Personnel Security Group
    PSOs
    Problem Solving Officers
    PSP
    Problem Solving Process
    PSR
    Pre-Sentence Report
    PSU
    Police Support Unit
    PSUs
    Professional Standards Unit
    PSSC
    Professional Standards Strategic Committee
    PSSO
    Police Skills and Standards Organisation
    PSTN
    Public Switched Telephone Network
    PSV
    Public Service Vehicle
    PTDB
    Police Training Development Board
    PTF3
    Partnership Task Force 3
    PTO
    Public Telecommunication Operator
    PTR
    Programme Trouble Reports
    PTRB
    Programme Trouble Report Board
    PTT
    Press to Talk
    PTZ
    Pan, Tilt and Zoom
    PUoF
    Police Use of Firearms
    PURE
    Police Use of Resources Evaluation
    PYTD
    Police Year to Date
    PYO
    Persistent Young Offenders
    PACs
    Police Action Checklists
  • Terms beginning with Q

    Term What it stands for

    QA
    Quality Assurance
    QCS
    Quality Control Supervisor
    QPM
    Queen’s Police Medal
    QSR
    Quality of Service Report
    QU
    Quality Report
  • Terms beginning with R

    Term What it stands for

    RA
    Registration Authority
    RAC
    Resource Allocation Committee
    RAF
    Resource Allocation Formulae
    RAF
    Royal Air Force
    RAIL
    Resources Allocation & Incident Logging
    RAO
    Registration Authority Operator
    RARTS
    Regional Assets Recovery Teams
    RAYNET
    Radio Amateurs Emergency Network
    RBF
    Registry Bring Forward
    RBS
    Royal Bank of Scotland
    RCA
    Route Cause Analyse
    RCCO
    Revenue Contribution to Capital
    RCIO
    Regional Crime Intelligence Officer
    RCS
    Regional Crime Squad
    RCT
    Randomised Control Trail
    RDD
    Radiological Dispersion Device
    RDPD
    Royalty & Diplomatic Protection Department
    RES
    Race Equality Scheme
    RF
    Routing Failure
    RFD
    Registered Firearms Dealer
    RIAT
    Royal International Air Tattoo
    RIC
    Remand in Custody
    RIC
    Rail Incident Commander
    RIDDOR
    Reporting of Injuries, Diseases & Dangerous Occurrences Regulations
    RIO
    Rail Incident Officer
    RIP
    Retention Improvement Project
    RIPA
    Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000
    RJ
    Restorative Justice
    RMADS
    Risk Management Accreditation Document Set
    RMB
    Records Management Branch
    RMC
    Resource Managment Centre
    RMG
    Royal Mail Group
    RMM
    Records Management Manual
    RMS
    Records Management System
    RMS
    Resources Management System
    RNLI
    Royal National Lifeboat Institution
    RO
    Registration Officer
    ROCUs
    Regional Organised Crime Units
    ROWD
    Reporter of Wrong Doing
    RPC
    Royal Parks Constabulary
    RPT
    Roads Policing Teams
    RR (A) A
    Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000
    RRD
    Review, Retention and Disposal
    RRG
    Rape Reference Group
    RSA
    Royal Society of Arts
    RSA
    Rivest–Shamir-Adleman
    RSPCA
    Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
    RSG
    Revenue Support Grant
    RSL
    Registered Social Landlords
    RSO
    Registered Sex Offender
    Rt Hon
    Right Honourable
    RTA
    Road Traffic Act/Road Traffic Accident
    RTA/C
    Road Traffic Accident/Collision
    RTP
    Risk Treatment Plan
    RTPC
    Road Transport Policing Command
    RTRA
    Road Traffic Regulation Act
    RVC
    Repeat Victims Camera’s
    RVCTF
    Racial & Violent Crime Task Force
    RVP
    Rendezvous Point
    RWC
    Rugby World Cup
  • Terms beginning with S

    Term What it stands for

    S&S
    Stop and Search
    SA
    Security Accreditation
    SABM
    Set Asynchronous Balanced Mode Command
    SAC
    Scene Access Control
    SAC
    Special Address Comment
    SAC
    Serious Acquisition Crime
    SAG
    Safety Advisory Group
    SAG
    Specialist Advisory Group
    SAL
    Security Aspects Letter
    SAMM
    Support After Murder and Manslaughter
    SAMURAI
    Staff-support Associations Meeting Up Regularly and Interacting
    SAO
    Subject Access Office
    SAR
    Search and Rescue
    SAR
    Subject Access Request
    SARCs
    Sexual Assault Referral Centre
    SAS
    Staff Attitude Survey
    SAT
    System Acceptance Test
    SB
    Special Branch
    SBR
    Strategic Business Requirements
    SC
    Security Check
    SC
    Special Constable
    SC
    Specialist Crime
    SCD
    Specialist Crime Directorate
    SCD
    Sudden Death during Restraint
    SCG
    Serious Crime Group
    SCG
    Special Crime Group
    SCIE
    Social Care Institute of Excellence
    SCO
    Specialist Crime and Operations
    SD
    Sanction Detection
    SDE
    Self Defined Ethnicity
    SDG
    Service Delivery Group
    SDHPPC
    Safer Detention and Handling of Person in Police Custody
    SDS
    Short Data Service
    SDVC
    Specialist Domestic Violence Court
    Secondary S/L
    Secondary Service Level
    SEC
    Search Exemption Certificate
    SEG
    Special Escort Group
    SEG
    Secure External Gateway
    SEMIS
    Security Evaluation of MPS Information Systems
    SEN
    Special Educational Needs
    SeCOP
    Service Reporting Code of Practice for Local Authorities
    SERCO
    Prisoner Escort Service
    SET
    Special Enquiry Team
    SFR
    Streamlined Forensic Reporting
    SGC
    Shotgun Certificate
    SGT
    Sergeant
    SHANKS
    Seen, Heard, Actions, Conversation, Knowledge and Smell
    SHPO
    Sexual Harm Prevention Order
    SHRA
    Strategic Human Resources Advisor
    SHRMT
    Safety and Health Risk Management Team
    SI
    Special Investigations
    SIA
    Security Industry Accreditation Staff
    SIAM
    System Integration Application management
    SIM
    Senior Investigation Manager
    SIO
    Senior Investigating Officer
    SIP
    Service Improvement Plan
    SIRO
    Senior Information Risk Owner
    SIU
    Service Intelligence Unit
    SJT
    Situational Judgement Test
    S/L
    Service Level
    SLA
    Service Level Agreement
    SLF
    Safer London Foundation
    SLO
    Stores Liaison Officer
    SLT
    Senior Leadership Team
    SM
    Security / System Manager
    SMA
    Social Media Applications
    SMART
    Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant & Timely
    SMB
    School Management Board
    SMB
    Strategic Management Board
    SME
    Small and Medium Enterprises
    SMF
    Short Management Format
    SMG
    Santa Marta Group
    SMIU
    Serious Misconduct Investigation Unit
    SMP
    Select Medical Practitioners
    SMP
    Service Mobilisation Plan
    SMP
    Sustainability Management Plan
    SMP
    Sustainability Management Programme
    SMS
    Short Message Service
    SMS
    Safety Management System
    SNBs
    Safer Neighbourhood Boards
    SMT
    Senior Management Team
    SNT
    Safer Neighbourhood Team
    SO
    Specialist Operations
    SOC
    Serious and Organised Crime
    SOCA
    Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005
    SOCA
    Serious Organised Crime Agency
    SOCO
    Scenes of Crime Officer
    SOCPV
    Statement of Common Purpose & Values
    SODFM
    Scheme of Devolved Financial Management
    SOECA
    Sexual Offences Exploitation and Child Abuse
    SOIE
    Set Off In Error
    SOIT
    Sexual Offence Investigation Technique
    SOLACE
    Society of Local Authority Chief Executives
    SOPO
    Sexual Offences Prevention Order
    SOPs
    Standard Operating Procedures
    SOR
    Special Operations Room
    SOR
    Statement of Requirement
    SOROC
    Student Officer Record of Competence
    SPF
    Security Policy Framework
    SPG
    Senior Pay Group
    SPI
    Statutory Performance Indicator
    SPOC
    Single Point of Contact
    SPP
    Strategic Policing Priorities
    SPR
    Strategic Policing Requirement
    SPS
    Senior Personal Secretary
    SRB
    Schedule Review Board
    SRB
    Single Regeneration Budget
    SRC
    Survivor Reception Centre
    SRL
    Strategic Resource Leverage
    SRO
    Station Reception Officer
    SRO
    Senior Responsibility Officer
    SRS
    Survivor Reception Centre Toolkit
    SS
    Special Schemes
    SSA
    Special Service Agreement
    SSAB
    Systems Security Assurance Board
    SSCL
    Shared Services Connected Ltd
    SSG
    Special Service Group
    SSN
    Special Scheme Number
    SSOR
    System Statement Of Requirements
    SSP
    Safer Schools Partnership
    SSPS
    Safer Sutton Partnership Service
    SSS
    Shared Support Services
    STA
    Single Tender Action
    STAC
    Scientific and Technical Advice Cell
    STADV
    Standing Together Against Domestic Violence
    STaN
    Safer Travel at Night
    STAR
    Society of Ticket Agents and Retailers
    STL
    Statutory Time Limit
    STM
    Strategic Training Meeting
    STOPS
    Search System Holding Records of Those Stopped and Searched
    STRA
    Strategic Threat and Risk Assessment
    STRIDE
    Strategic Inclusion Diversity and Equality Strategy
    STT
    Safer Transport Teams
    STU
    Specially Trained Unit
    STX
    Start of Frame Character
    SUDI
    Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy
    Supt
    Superintendent
    SWA
    Service Wide Assessment
    SWG
    Security Working Group
    SWOT
    Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats
    SyAc
    Security Assurance Co-ordinator
    SyOPS
    Security Operating Procedures
  • Terms beginning with T

    Term What it stands for

    T&Cs
    Terms and Conditions
    TAAS
    The Appropriate Adult Service
    TACT
    Terrorism Act 2000
    TB
    Training Board
    TBNC
    Thames Barrier Navigation Centre
    TC
    Terminal Closet
    TC
    Traffic Clerk
    TCRAC
    Temporary CRIMINT Remote Access
    TCSU
    Traffic Control Systems Unit
    TCT
    Town Centre Team
    TDC
    Training Detective Constable
    TDJ
    Chadwell Heath (East Garage)
    TDLB
    Training & Design Lead Body
    TDP
    Catford (South Garage)
    TDQ
    Alperton (North Garage)
    TDU
    Training Design Unit
    TDV
    Merton (West Garage)
    TER
    Technology Equipment Room
    TTR
    Terrestrial Trunk Radio
    TF-CBT
    Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
    TFL
    Transport For London
    THEO
    Tower Hamlets Enforcement Officers
    THR
    Transforming Human Resources
    TIB
    Telephone Investigation Bureau
    TIC
    Taken Into Consideration
    TICs
    Toxic Industrial Chemicals
    TIMs
    Toxic Industrial Materials
    TIU
    Telephone Investigation Unit
    TMAG
    Training Matters Action Group
    TMB
    Training Management Board
    TNA
    Training Needs Analysis
    TNO
    Total Notifiable Offence
    TOC
    Telephone Operator Centre
    TOCU
    Transport Operational Command Unit
    TOM
    Target Operating Model
    TORS
    Traffic Offence Reports
    TP
    Territorial Policing
    TP CBS OCU
    Territorial Policing - Capability and Business Support Operational Command Unit
    TPCCC
    Territorial Police Command & Control Centre
    TPCJ
    Territorial Policing Criminal Justice
    TPC&S
    Territorial Policing Capability and Support
    TPCSO
    Traffic Police Community Support Officer
    TPHQ
    Territorial Police Head Quarters
    TPP
    Total Professionalism Programme
    TPS
    Telephone Preference Service (The)
    TPU
    Training Policy Unit
    TRB
    Technical Review Board
    TRB
    Total Resource Budget
    TRR
    Test Readiness Review
    TS
    Team Support
    TSC
    Traffic Support Clerk
    TSD
    Transport Services Department
    TSG
    Territorial Support Group
    TSR
    Tactical Safety Response
    TSSA
    Trans Staff Support Association
    TSU
    Training Standards Unit
    TTA
    Time To Answer
    TTCG
    Tactical Tasking and Coordinating Group
    TTM
    Tactical Tasking Meeting
    TTP
    Total Technology Programme
    TU
    Trails Unit
    TUC
    Trade Unions Congress
    TUPE
    Transfer of Undertakings (Protections of Employment) Regulations
    TV
    Television
    TVC
    Total Victim Care
    TVNP
    Tele Vision Network Protocol
    TW
    Traffic Warden
    TWM
    Traffic Warden Manager
  • Terms beginning with U

    Term What it stands for

    UML
    Unified Modelling Language
    Unisys
    Current C & C Supplier
    UK
    United Kingdom
    UKBA
    United Kingdom Border Agency
    UKFPU
    UK Football Policing Unit
    UKHTC
    United Kingdom Human Trafficking Centre
    ULEZ
    Ultra Low Emissions Zone
    UME
    Unlicensed Music Event
    UPS
    Uninterrupted Power Supply
    U/R
    Unregistered
    URN
    Unique Reference Number
    USS
    User Satisfaction Survey
    UTC
    Universal Time Co-ordinate
  • Terms beginning with V

    Term What it stands for

    VAF
    Vulnerability Assessment Framework
    VAS
    Voluntary Aid Societies
    VAT
    Value Added Tax
    VAWG
    Violence Against Women and Girls
    VCD
    Violent Crime & Directorate
    VCOP
    Victim Code of Practice
    VCRM
    Verification Cross Reference Matrix
    VDD
    Version Description Document
    VDRS
    Vehicle Defect Rectification Scheme
    VDT
    Visual Display Terminal
    VDU
    Visual Display Unit
    VEL
    Vehicle Excise Licence
    VEM
    Visible Ethnic Minorities
    VfM
    Value for Money
    VFP
    Visitors Firearms Permit
    VIIDO
    Visual Identification Image Detection Office
    VIPER
    Violent Persons Restraint
    VIW
    Victim, Informant, Witness
    VPC
    Volunteer Police Cadets
    VPS
    Victim Personnel Statement
    VRES
    Vehicle Recovery and Examination Service
    VRM
    Vehicle Registration Mark
    VRR
    Victims Right to Review
    VS
    Victim Support
    VSP
    Visitors Shotgun Permit
    VSS
    Victim Support Scheme
    VTS
    Vessel Traffic Services
    VWI
    Violence With Injury
  • Terms beginning with W

    Term What it stands for

    WADS
    Witness Album Display System
    WAFTO
    Working Away from the Office
    WANS
    Wide Area Networks
    WBA
    Work Based Assignment
    WBS
    Work Breakdown Structure
    WBSID
    Work Breakdown Structure Identifier
    WCC
    Westminster City Council
    WCU
    Witness Care Unit
    WEEE
    Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment
    WGA
    Whole Government Accounts
    WSU
    Witness Support Unit
  • Terms beginning with Y

    Term What it stands for

    YACS
    Youth And Community Section
    YAP
    Youth Advocate Programme
    YCP
    Youth Crime Prevention
    YCRS
    Youth Crime Reduction Strategy
    YET
    Youth Engagement Team
    YIP
    Youth Inclusion Programme
    YISP
    Youth Inclusion & Support Panel
    YJB
    Youth Justice Board
    YOIS
    Young Offenders Information System
    YOS
    Youth Offending Service
    YOTs
    Youth Offending Teams