​The aim of the Procurement Team is to achieve best value for Durham Constabulary in the procurement of products and services.  This aim will be delivered through the procurement strategy and its associated action plan.

The Procurement Team deals with all contracts and purchase orders for products and services to meet the needs of the Force.

The award of contracts for the supply of products and services are managed in accordance with the Force and the Office of the Durham Police and Crime Commissioner (ODPCC)  financial regulations and also in compliance with relevant EU legislation and directives.

Most invitations to tender are advertised on the Blue light E-Procurement Portal ( where appropriate also in local press or trade journals depending on actual contract requirement.

In support of the achievement to obtain best value and efficiencies, Durham Constabulary will seek to participate in regional and national contracts in collaboration with other forces and public sector organisations  ​​​