Request for access to police data

This application form is primarily intended for use by Postgraduate research students and staff based at the 14 universities making up the SIPR Consortium. Please complete the following details if you require access to data from Police Scotland. We regret that we are unable to assist with requests from undergraduate students for honours projects.

Alternatively, if you would prefer, please send this information in a Word document to

In addition, you will need to separately email a letter of support from your Supervisor, and a copy of your University Ethics Approval Form, to

Letter of support and Ethics Approval Form

Applicants must also include a letter of support from their Supervisor, and a copy of their University Ethics Approval Form. This should be emailed as a pdf to or sent by post to:

Tim Heilbronn,
Business and Knowledge Transfer Manager,
Scottish Institute for Policing Research,
School of Social Sciences
University of Dundee,

If you have any queries, please contact: