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Accessibility Statement

This statement relates to content available on the the Ministry for Police and Emergency Services website / If you have any questions or comments about this statement or the content on this site, please contact the Ministry for Police and Emergency Services.

Accessible Web Design

This site has been developed to ensure content is available to the widest possible audience, including readers using assistive technology or accessibility features. By adhering to guidelines for accessible web design, we acknowledge the diversity of communication methods, available technologies and abilities of web-users in the community.

GCIO strives to maintain conformance to W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). The public pages on this site meet the criteria for AA compliance with WCAG guidelines.

Standards Compliance

This site meets all the coding criteria for compliance with W3C CSS (cascading style sheets) and HTML 4.01 Transitional. Visit for more information.


Compatible on modern mobile and desktop browsers.

PDF files

Text alternatives to PDF files are provided on the website, by either creating the PDF as a webpage (HTML) or in Rich Text Format (RTF). Where RTF format has been used, images have been removed so file size is kept to a minimum.

Resizing text

To resize the text, if the text is too small can be done via the browser.
In Internet Explorer go to View > Text size and select Larger or Largest.
There is an inpage toolbar positioned on the same level as the 'page heading' that contains a tool to change text size.