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CDW Signs the UK Police Industry Charter

Company News 05 July, 2024

In a significant move towards fostering stronger collaboration and innovation in the realm of public safety, CDW recently signed the UK the Police Industry Charter. This partnership underscores CDW’s dedication to supporting law enforcement agencies in their mission to serve and protect communities through cutting-edge technology solutions and services. 

About the Charter 

Launched in March 2024, the Police Industry Charter is a set of foundational principles upon which industry partners and UK policing collectively agree to adhere to for the purpose of increasing collaboration, transparency, efficiency, ROI and more. It is managed and monitored by BlueLight Commercial in conjunction with NPCC, APCC, RISC, the Home Office, and the Office of the Police Chief Scientific Adviser. 

CDW and Policing 

CDW has proudly partnered with UK Policing and national crime-fighting agencies for over two decades. 

Through collaborative efforts and the integration of cutting-edge digital solutions, CDW empowers officers to navigate frontline challenges effectively. This includes facilitating seamless interaction with colleagues and the public; streamlining the collection, storage, and sharing of critical information; and facilitating the adoption of innovative work methodologies, from flexible workplace arrangements to field operations. 

We are committed to supporting Emergency Services professionals at every level, providing customised technology solutions complemented by comprehensive managed services. These offerings span essential areas such as Data Centre Environments, Workplace Digitisation, Digital Forensics, and the integration of Cloud services – adding significant value to operational efficiency. 

At CDW, we lead with a Secure First approach across all aspects of our design, deployment, and support services, ensuring that security remains paramount in every solution we deliver.

Nick Garland, Head of Central and Secure Government at CDW UK and International, said: "Signing the UK Police Industry Charter solidifies our dedication to enhancing public safety through innovative technology, transparency, and collaborative partnerships. We are proud to contribute to a safer future for communities across the UK by ensuring agencies are well-equipped to protect in an increasingly digital world.”

Signing the UK Police Industry Charter solidifies our dedication to enhancing public safety through innovative technology, transparency, and collaborative partnerships. We are proud to contribute to a safer future for communities across the UK by ensuring agencies are well-equipped to protect in an increasingly digital world.

Nick Garland

Head of Central and Secure Government at CDW UK & International