Professional standards


The College of Policing has worked with the NPCC, Home Office and other key stakeholders to revise authorised professional practice (APP). APP on Vetting March (2021) is hosted as a guidance document on the National Police Library which allows for a specific numbered format.

The APP is designed to support the Code of Practice for Vetting (2017).

The supporting materials linked to from the APP document provide comprehensive detail to support forces deliver an efficient and effective vetting process.

Page last accessed 20 January 2022