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Our Ripley force headquarters is home to hundreds of staff and officers

Ripley Force Headquarters

Our Derbyshire Constabulary headquarters are based in Ripley. The Headquarters site consists of seven buildings, home to hundreds of staff and officers. The principal building houses our main Contact Management and Resolution Centre (CMARC) and our call handlers and operators. Various other police staff teams are based here including Criminal Justice, Finance and Business Support and Human Resources. It’s also where you can find the offices of the Police and Crime Commissioner and the force’s executive team.

Other buildings on the site act as the base for various teams such as Crime Support, Public Protection, Cyber Investigations, the Child Exploitation Unit and Organisational Learning, Culture and Ethics. You’ll also find our Training School here, this is where we train our PCs, Specials, PCSOs, DSIs and CDOs. Across the site we have multiple meeting rooms, kitchens, a canteen and our multi-purpose hall that contains a gym and shower facilities.

Our Ripley Force Headquarters

Our Ripley Force Headquarters

In and around the station

We want your time at Derbyshire Constabulary to be as comfortable as possible. Here are a few of the facilities and amenities that you can enjoy within the station or just nearby.

Bike storage



Multi-faith room

Parking nearby

Public transport nearby

Shopping nearby


Vending machines

Where is our office?

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The River Derwent. With the Council House buildings to the rear.

Chatsworth. One of the treasure houses of England, with fine furniture, sculpture, tapestry, paintings and other works of art.

Dovedale. A renowned beauty spot with stunning scenery and many walks.

Hardwick Hall. The birthplace of Bess of Hardwick, one of the richest and most remarkable women of Elizabethan England.

Calke Abbey. Tells the story of the dramatic decline of a country house estate complete with peeling paintwork and overgrown courtyards.

Crich Tramway Village. Take a step back in time along the recreated period street scene and enjoy indoor exhibitions.

Heights of Abraham. 60 acres of woodland and includes its famous cable cars, cavern tours, exhibitions, play areas and walking trails.

Carsington Water reservoir. A great spot for bird watching, walks, cycling and water sports.

Bolsover Castle. The fairy-tale Stuart mansion. Wander the lavish rooms, explore the romantic ruined terrace range, and delight in the views from the wall walk.

Heage Windmill. The only six-sailed stone tower windmill in England.

Working in Derbyshire

Sharing borders with Manchester, Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire and Cheshire, Derbyshire is the most central county in the UK. Containing the Peak District National Park and a part of the National Forest, it is a county of countryside.

There are plenty of opportunities to get out into nature, but there is also the opportunity to live the café lifestyle in our towns or experience the buzz of city life. So you could easily find yourself working in the rural reaches of the Peak District National Park, or in the vibrant life of a multicultural city.

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