About the Home Office Scientific Development Branch (HOSDB)
We support the Home Office's aim of building a safe, just and tolerant society through the effective application of science and technology. We are a key part of delivering Home Office objectives by supporting Ministers, the Chief Scientific Adviser and policy units.
About our work
We work in partnership with the Police Service, National Offender Management Service, Immigration and Nationality Directorate and other key stakeholders. More about who we work with. Our work helps the Home Office achieve its key aims of:
protecting the public
reducing crime, especially drugs-related and violent crime
Where we are
If you wish to speak to us and are not sure who to contact, call our Information Service on 01727 816400 or email us and we will put you in touch with the appropriate person.
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Our aims and objectives
Home Office Scientific Development Branch (HOSDB)
Our partners and who they include