The Professional Profiles

The Professional Profiles describe generic roles across the policing profession, for police officers and police specific staff roles.

To review the current list of Policing Professional Profiles (PPPs) please select the appropriate document in the guidance section. 

New PPPs are published as drafts for the first six months. This is to allow forces and individuals the time to review the content and provide the College of Policing with feedback so that any necessary changes can be made before they are published as final versions.

Please email any suggested changes, alterations or updates to:

All existing profiles are subject to an ongoing maintenance process.

For any support, guidance or additional information regarding PPPs, please email: 

Please note PDF versions of profiles will no longer be available for download from the Professional Development Platform. If you require a PDF version please use the print function in your browser.


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