List of forces

A list of all the police forces available via the API. Unique force identifiers obtained here are used in requests for force-specific data via other methods.

Example request

https://data.police.uk/api/forces

Example response

[
    {
        "id": "avon-and-somerset",
        "name": "Avon and Somerset Constabulary"
    },
    {
        "id": "bedfordshire",
        "name": "Bedfordshire Police"
    },
    {
        "id": "cambridgeshire",
        "name": "Cambridgeshire Constabulary"
    },
    ...
]

Response description

Tag Description
id Unique force identifier
name Force name