Crime news: tender opens for police station telephone advice work

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A tender opened on 10 November 2020 for police station telephone advice work to members of the public detained on suspicion of certain criminal offences.

Who can apply?

The tender is open to any interested party that can meet the minimum requirements. These are set out on our tender pages.

We are seeking to award 2 contracts. Successful applicants will each deliver half of the service under a Criminal Defence Direct (CDD) contract.


The deadline for submitting tenders is 9am on 14 December 2020.

Services under the new contracts will begin on 1 June 2021.

Where can I find out more?

Detailed information on the tender is available in the ‘Information for Applicants’ document on our tender pages.

Further information

CDD telephone advice tender information

Criminal Defence Direct Contract 2021 – to view draft contracts

Published 10 November 2020

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