Force Protection

Providing specialist policing to the RAF

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Provide specialist law enforcement, counter-intelligence and security services, able to identify and counter threats from terrorism, espionage, sabotage, subversion, extremism and organised crime in the UK and overseas.

Incorporates No.1 Tactical Provost Squadron (TPS) which forms the RAF Police's principle tactical, deployable capability, whilst also conducting aviation security tasks worldwide; Counter Intelligence and Security (CI & Sy) Sqn, which delivers focused CI capability, specialist security consultancy, and criminal and CI Intelligence collection, analysis and dissemination; the Specialist Investigations Branch (SIB), which conducts criminal investigations into serious crime; the Forensic Exploitation Flt, which has a digital forensics capability and providers crime scene investigators; No 3 Tactical Police Squadron, a generalist RAuxAF Police Sqn; No 4 RAFP Sqn which holds police and security responsibilities for N England and Scotland; No 5 RAFP Sqn, which holds police and security responsibilities in the N-Wales / N-Midlands and Lincolnshire area

The RAF Police have been reorganised in to the 6 Force Protection Wings based across the UK. Two of the Wings are designated as the lead part of the Joint Expeditionary Force and are focused on RAF Police and RAF Regiment expeditionary capability inclusive of Armoured Vehicles (Wheeled) and Military Working Dogs.

Squadrons and Units

  • 603 Squadron RAuxAF


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