Police policy for external researchers' access to resources, data or privileged information

Police policy for external researchers' access to resources, data or privileged information

Date Published: 
September 2016

Researchers applying for access to resources, data or privileged information should download the following two documents which provide information about the process, as well as Police’s Policy.

The Policy for providing access to Police’s data, resources or privileged information, includes relevant legislation and protocols, the principles governing this access, and the requirement for external researchers to enter into a Police Research Agreement.

This Policy applies to all external researchers who request access to Police data, resources or privileged information. It does not apply to journalists or other individuals seeking information pursuant to the Official Information Act 1982. Researchers are welcome to provide comments on their experiences with accessing Police data, resources or privileged information relevant to this Policy to research@police.govt.nz.