P (Abbreviations)


All links listed alphabetically

P/T

Part-time

PAA

Police Athletic Association

PACC

Police Authority Community Consultation

PACE

Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984

PACT

Partners and Communities Together

PAG

Police Advisory Group

PAPG

Police and Partnership Group

PAVA

Captor incapacitate spray

PAYE

Pay as You Earn

PC

Police Constable / Personal Computer

PCA

Police Complaints Authority

PCSO

Police Community Support Officer

PCTs

Primary Care Trusts formed 1/4/02 to replace old Health Authority (Community Safety)

PCV

Passenger Carrying Vehicle

PDA

Personal Digital Assistant (Handheld Computer

PDF

Partnership Development Fund. A government fund to assist the development of partnerships (Community Safety) Or Personal Descriptive Form

PDP

Personal Development Plan (New Recruits

PDR

Personal Development Review

PDU

Professional Development Unit

PEACE

Prepare/planning, Engage & explain, Account. Closure, Evaluation

PESTEL

Analytical Tool, Political, Environmental, Sociological, Technical, Economical, Legal

PFR

Police Federation Regulations 1969

PHU

Prisoner Handling Unit

PI

Performance Indicators

PI RTC

Personal Injury Road Traffic Collision

PID

Project Initiation Document

PII

Public Interest Immunity

PIMS

Police Informant Management System

PIN

Personal Identification Number

PIO

Public Information Office or Principle Investigating Officer

PIP

Professionalising Investigation Procedures

PIR

Police Initial Recruitment or Passive Infra-Red

PIR

Post Implementation Review

PITO

Police Information Technology Organisation

PM

Post Mortem

PMAS

Police Mutual Assurance Society

PMB

Police Monitoring Board

PMDU

The Prime Minister's Delivery Unit - to strengthen the capacity of Whitehall to deliver the Government's key objectives the Prime Minister has established a Delivery Unit based in the Cabinet Office. The role of the Unit is to ensure that the Gov. achieves its priority objectives during this Parliament across the key areas of public service. PMR Performance Management Review Police National Assessment Centre The Prime Minister's Delivery Unit - to strengthen the capacity of Whitehall to deliver the Government's key objectives the Prime Minister has established a Delivery Unit based in the Cabinet Office. The role of the Unit is to ensure that the Gov. achieves its priority objectives during this Parliament across the key areas of public service.

PNAC

Police National Assessment Centre

PNB

Police Negotiating Board/Pay and Conditions Working Group or Pocket Note Book

PNC

Police National Computer

PNCB

Police National Computer Bureau

PNCD

Police National Computer Database

PND

Penalty Notice for Disorder

PNIC

Police National Information Centre

PNLDB

Police National Legal DataBase

PNN2

Criminal Justice Network See Also CJX

POE

Point of Entry

POLAC

Police Accident

POLSA

Police Search Advisor

POP

Problem Oriented Policing or Partnership

POS

Persistent Offenders

POTA

Public Order Tactical Advisor

PPAF

Police Performance Accountability Framework

PPE

Personal Protective Equipment

PPMO

Program & Project Management Office - now Programs Unit

PPOs

Prolific and other Priority Offenders

PPU

Public Protection Unit

PRCU

Policing and Reducing Crime Unit

PRIME

Problem Solving in Multi-agency Environments

PRINCE 2

Projects Control Methodology

PRISM

Programme Reducing Individual Substance Misuse

PRU

Pupil Referral Unit

PSA

Public Service Agreement. A government initiative where rewards are given to local authorities if they deliver against agreed challenging targets -

PSD

Professional Standards Department

PSDB

Police Scientific Development Branch

PSSO

Police Skills and Standards Organisation

PSU

Police Support Unit

PSU

Professional Standards Unit

PSV

Public Service Vehicle

PTC

Police Training Centre

PTI

Physical Training Instructor

PTSD

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

PTT

Press To Talk

PYO

Persistent Young Offender. A 10-17 year old sentenced in court on 3 or more occasions within a 3-year period (Community Safety)

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