The Hydra Foundation Community

There are now 84 Hydra and Minerva suites around the world and coverage across the UK is extensive. The majority of these are suites Police and Fire Service, Hydra is also operating in the Ministry of Defence Police, and the UK National Crime Agency and the UK National College of Policing. Across the world, Hydra is opeating in Ireland, LAPD, and there are three Police installations in Australia, in Victoria,, Perth and the Australian Federal Police at Canberra. FLETC, The Department of Homeland Security USA, has a suite in its Training Centre in Georgia.
There are strong partnerships with a number of universities across the UK. The community is an active one, the Hydra licence ensures that all Hydra courses are available, free of charge, to all Hydra suites.

There is a dedicated Hydra User Group that supports all suites through the Hydra Foundation website.  There are regular Hydra User Group meetings at various locations around the UK, with international representatives attending, either in person or via video links. 
You can navigate to the various sites to view details about their suite and contact information by clicking on the links on the left tool bar or by selecting from the list below:


Australian Federal Police

Victoria Police

Western Australia Police Academy


Northern and Republic of Ireland                      

An Garda Siochana

Police Service of Northern Ireland

USA and Canada                           

Los Angeles Police Department

Federal Law Enforcement Training Centre

Justice Institute of British Columbia



Chester University

Canterbury Christ Church University

Leeds Beckett University

Liverpool University

University of Central Lancashire

University of South Wales


Fire Services

Avon Fire and Rescue

Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue

County Durham and Darlington Fire & Rescue

Dorset Fire and Rescue Service

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue

Essex Fire and Rescue

Fife Fire Service

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service

Lancashire Fire and Rescue

Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue

Oxfordshire Fire Service

Strathclyde Fire and Rescue

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue

West Midlands Fire Service Academy


Police Services

Avon and Somerset Police

British Transport Police

Cheshire Police

Devon and Cornwall Police

Dorset Police

Dyfed Powys Police

Essex Police

Greater Manchester Police

Hertfordshire Police

Kent Police

Lancashire Constablulary

Merseyside Police

Metropolitan Police Service

Ministry of Defence Police

Northumbria Police

North Wales Police

Scottish Police College

South Yorkshire Police

South Wales Police

Surrey Police

West Midlands Police

West Yorkshire Police

National Law Enforcement Agencies

College of Policing - Durham

College of Policing - Ryton

HM Revenue and Customs

Immigration Service - North

Immigration Service - South

National Crime Agency - North

National Crime Agency – South