The NSWPF welcomes applications for research that are of a high quality and add value to existing knowledge on policing or inform emerging policing issues and practices. The NSWPF assesses the value and quality of proposed research projects by ensuring that the research aligns with the organisation’s strategic priorities and complies with the National Statement for Ethical Conduct in Human Research and the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research.

The research topics currently identified for the NSWPF as a priority, can be accessed using the Research Themes link below.

Approval is required for all research requiring access to NSWPF:

  • Corporate records or Artefacts
  • Data
  • Personnel
  • Facilities

For further information on the application process, please access the NSWPF Research Policy and associated documents, using the links on this page.

Any additional enquires can be directed to: