Website Accessibility

Accessible Contact Information / Resources

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West Yorkshire Police - Website Accessibility

West Yorkshire Police is committed to ensuring our website is accessible as possible to the commuity we serve.  The site has been design be as user-friendly as possible for all users. With simple navigation, good contrast and limited use of animation.

We use a selection of operating systems, browsers and devices when testing new web pages.

Note this website is not currently responsive on smartphones / tablets, however this functionality will be implemented in the coming months.


Text / Screen Reader

Upon feedback from our audience, we have removed our previous screen reading software. There are many browser based, or system based screen reading systems available. Follow the links to find out more.

(Please note: these links take you to external webpages only. They do not install any screen reader software)


Text translation - Google Translate

This site offers Google Translate which attempts to automatically translate text on this site. Scroll to the top of any page and use the drop down menu to translate to a number of languages.

Note as with any automatic translation system, using Google translate is only meant to be a guide - and West Yorkshire Police cannot guarantee its accuracy. Google Translate is therefore to be used at your own risk.



We aim to use descriptive alternative (ALT) text for all images used on the site.



All our videos are loaded on to YouTube, and after loading will normally have text transcripts / subtitles added, as resources allow.


Easy Read

Our Easy Read documents provide details on helping to keep you and your home and property safe.


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