The Digital Memorial

The UK Police Memorial will be the first of its kind in the world to bring together the physical and digital into one powerful experience; using imagery, audio and video to pay tribute, honour, remember and educate.


The following features are being developed for the Digital Memorial:

Pay Respects

This app allows the visitor to pay their respects to the Police Service or an individual ­whilst at the memorial site. The process will record the date and time the visitor was at the memorial. Moderated messages may be viewed on the website or within the mobile guide.

Mobile Guide

A useful supporting tool for visitors to the Memorial at the NMA, providing guidance and support when preparing for a visit, as well as during the visit, signposting areas of interest.

Roll of Honour

Remembering all fallen police officers and staff as well as their colleagues severely injured in the line of duty, honouring the sacrifice they and their family have made and allowing tributes to be paid by visitors.

Police Stories

A powerful multimedia experience, telling the stories of the people behind the badge, making extensive use of interviews with serving and former officers as living histories, along with material from media partners, the service and from families.

Find a Name

Using augmented reality, this app will allow users visiting the NMA to easily find a name on the Roll of Honour inscribed at the Memorial. It can be used by individuals or school groups to find a specific name, or all members of a particular force, everyone honoured on that day, and more.

Policing: past, present and future

A wide range of informative articles tying together Police stories with the Roll of Remembrance.

An educational memorial

Our educational programme will present the work of the Police Service, the role it serves in modern society and the vital connection between the Police and the public. The Educational Memorial will present informative materials for the public but also specific learning modules for school age pupils through an “education hub”.

It will incorporate approved educational material to support teachers and will fit with key National Curriculum stage milestones.

Working in partnership

The Digital Memorial will help strengthen the bond between communities and the Police as part of our nation’s broader citizenship conversation.

The Digital Memorial works closely with our partners at the Police Roll of Honour Trust. It aims help promote their tribute to all the Police officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty since the earliest days of professional law enforcement, in their online Roll of Remembrance.

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Our educational and learning programme is being developed in partnership with the Centre for Advanced Policing Studies & other departments at Liverpool John Moores University.

Our aspirations are supported by our technology partners Beaconsoft who provide secure hosting and management for the UK Police Memorial and the Digital Memorial.