PSNI has experienced significant financial pressures over the last decade. This has made delivering an effective policing service more challenging. The most significant funding reductions occurred during the middle of this decade. At this time PSNI adopted a new methodology intended to support managing reduced funding in a way that would be sustainable over the medium and long-term: Priority Based Resourcing.
Our study reviews how effective PSNI’s implementation of Priority Based Resourcing has been, and the extent to which it can be demonstrated to have contributed to long term efficiency and sustainability.