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Blue Light

Specialist IT solutions for law enforcement and criminal justice organisations

Our experienced teams offer dedicated support to Blue Light authorities, providing a range of technologies and consultancy services, to help them achieve their IT strategies.

Why should emergency services customers work with Softcat?

  • Vetted design and delivery teams

  • Specialist partner network

  • OJEU compliant direct award frameworks

  • Strong relationships with Police Digital Service and NEP

Technology is at the heart of modern-day policing, with response to incidents, planning, intelligence analysis and investigations relying on technology now more than ever.

Adopt technology quicker

Emergency Services organisations need to be able to adopt critical technology at pace, with the right governance whilst minimising complexity to ensure as little disruption to business as usual operations as possible. Softcat work with our emergency services customers to help them move faster, more securely and ultimately help more citizens when they are most in need.

Dedicated Police Account Team

Our Blue Light team understands the unique security requirements of UK and Ireland police forces. To support this we have taken innovative approaches to building secure networks, as well as addressing the challenges of body-worn camera data storage and delivering software licensing models. Our Blue Light team also leverages a strategic relationship with Police ICT, fully supporting the National Enabling Programme (NEP).

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Covering all Emergency Services

Our Blue Light team also works extensively with Ambulance services as well as Fire & Rescue teams – helping to provide 24/7 access to system critical IT services. We also offer workplace technology, data centre infrastructures, security, and connectivity solutions.

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Police assured solutions and partnerships for UK Police Services

Softcat has long-standing relationships with leaders in technology solutions from both core IT partners and specialist solution providers

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“Softcat listen, respond and deliver. Some of the advice and support they offer is invaluable and the industry knowledge they bring to the table is second to none.”


We sit on several CCS and public sector frameworks giving you unparalleled access to a wide range of products and services. Via frameworks such as Mint LLP IT VAR Products & Services, we can also build bespoke solutions, tailored to your requirements, using our buying power.

  • Health Trust Europe

    Complete IT 3


    Consult 18: Multidisciplinary Consultancy Services

  • RM6259

    Crown Commercial Service Vertical Application Solutions

  • RM1043.8

    Crown Commercial Service Digital Outcomes and Specialists 6

  • RM1557.13

    Crown Commercial Service G-Cloud 13

  • RM6116

    Crown Commercial Service Network Services 3

  • RM6098

    Crown Commercial Service Technology Products and Associated Services 2

  • RM6100

    Crown Commercial Service Technology Services 3


    Cyber Security Services


    Digital Workplace Solutions

  • LPP

    Information Management & Technology

  • KCS

    IT Hardware & Services

  • NPS Wales

    IT Products and Services (ii)

  • Yorkshire and Humber Police

    IT Solutions Framework

  • META Procurement

    IT Reseller


    Provision of Cloud Solutions

  • KCS

    Software Products and Associated Services 2

  • Northants Police

    ICT VAR Products & Services

  • RM6195

    Crown Commercial Service Big Data & Analytics

  • RM6194

    Crown Commercial Service Back Office Software

  • RM6292

    Crown Commercial Service Cloud Compute 2

Get started today by speaking to our Blue Light team