Information for media

Find out how to reach our Corporate Communications department.

Our Corporate Communications Department is responsible for the force's external and internal communications. We follow the national guidance on contact with the media, our internal social media policy and our are currently working on a service level agreement.

Contact us

We can be contacted on 023 8047 9650 or by emailing

Our core office hours are 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday, and 8:30am to 4:30pm at weekends. If you have an urgent query regarding a serious or critical incident outside of our normal office hours, please call 101 and ask for the Control Room Inspector.

Custody photograph requests

If you would like us to supply a photograph of a person convicted at court, please complete our online form.

Documentary requests

We receive many requests for filming and providing facilities relating to both operational and non-operational matters.  At this time we are not considering any new documentary or TV series requests. If you have a request not related to these areas, please complete a MED2 form and email it to us on the above address.

This service is only available to accredited journalists or media organisations which we recognise and provide a service to.  If you have any questions, or your filming request is urgent, please contact us in the first instance.


We also design and deliver campaigns to help prevent and solve crimes. This work involves a range of methods to give reliable information and advice that can raise awareness and confidence in policing. We encourage you to look and listen to our campaigns on this site, reinforcing our combined community efforts to protect vulnerable people and bring criminals to justice.

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