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Media Protocol

Publicity and the Criminal Justice System - Protocol for working together: Chief Police Officers, Chief Crown Prosecutors and the Media.

Brand Information

There are specific guidelines on the use of the CPS logo, including format, application of colours and the size of reproduction.

The logo may not be used without permission from the CPS. To obtain permission, artwork and associated guidelines on the use of the logo, please email: publicity branch.

Media Information

On this page, you can find information that is useful to members of the media, including:

  • contact details for national and local media
  • information about the media protocol that was agreed by the police, the CPS and journalists and
  • Answers to questions that are frequently asked by callers to our Press Office

Media contact details

Local and regional media

Local and regional media should contact their local CPS Area in the first instance: Your Local CPS

National media

National media should contact the numbers below with enquiries and requests for interviews or other facilities:

General press office number: 020 3357 0906

Fax number: 020 3357 0936

Out of hours: 07590 617233 - for emergency queries only

General e-mail:

Follow us on Twitter: @cpsuk

Follow our blog:

Individual contacts:

Press Officers

Michael Healy


Tel: 020 3357 1416

Yasser Mehmood


Tel: 020 7147 7725

Vanessa Edwards


Tel: 020 3357 0225

Senior Press Officer

Andrew McGill


Tel: 020 3357 0044

Chief Press Officer

Richard Jones


Tel: 020 3357 0629

Head of News

Rob Smith


Tel: 020 7147 7547