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14 Jan 2008 : Column 1060W

14 Jan 2008 : Column 1061W
Police officer strength by police force area, as at 31 March 2004 (FTE)( 1,)( )( 2)
Police force Total officers per 100,000 population( 3) Total operational officers per 100,000 population( 3)

London forces

London, City of

*

*

Metropolitan Police

420

351

Metropolitan forces

Greater Manchester

323

301

Merseyside

303

269

Northumbria

294

269

South Yorkshire

261

238

West Midlands

311

281

West Yorkshire

254

245

Shire county forces

Avon and Somerset

229

216

Bedfordshire

210

195

Cambridgeshire

197

170

Cheshire

224

199

Cleveland

314

269

Cumbria

254

244

Derbyshire

216

194

Devon and Cornwall

208

194

Dorset

209

182

Durham

288

259

Essex

192

182

Gloucestershire

229

209

Hampshire

211

196

Hertfordshire

204

190

Humberside

256

237

Kent

228

213

Lancashire

252

236

Leicestershire

246

228

Lincolnshire

189

177

Norfolk

190

176

Northamptonshire

198

188

North Yorkshire

203

188

Nottinghamshire

245

225

Staffordshire

218

196

Suffolk

196

189

Surrey

183

164

Sussex

206

193

Thames Valley

195

179

Warwickshire

197

176

West Mercia

202

190

Wiltshire

198

184

Wales forces

Dyfed-Powys

236

227

Gwent

248

231

North Wales

243

222

South Wales

275

251

(1) Full-time equivalent. This figure includes those on career breaks or maternity/paternity leave.
(2) This and other tables contain full-time equivalent figures that have been rounded to the nearest whole number. Because of rounding, there may be an apparent discrepancy between totals and the sums of the constituent items.
(3) Officers per 100,000 population for City of London and Metropolitan Police are combined.


14 Jan 2008 : Column 1062W
Police officer strength by police force area, as at 31 March 2005 (FTE)( 1,)( )( 2)
Police force Total officers per 100,000 population( 3) Total operational officers per 100,000 population( 3)

London forces

London, City of

*

*

Metropolitan Police

433

358

Metropolitan forces

Greater Manchester

321

294

Merseyside

318

281

Northumbria

294

279

South Yorkshire

260

235

West Midlands

316

286

West Yorkshire

271

260

Shire county forces

Avon and Somerset

225

212

Bedfordshire

215

192

Cambridgeshire

194

165

Cheshire

223

194

Cleveland

305

256

Cumbria

257

247

Derbyshire

213

190

Devon and Cornwall

212

198

Dorset

211

182

Durham

293

260

Essex

198

187

Gloucestershire

230

208

Hampshire

212

191

Hertfordshire

206

195

Humberside

255

232

Kent

227

200

Lancashire(4)

251

236

Leicestershire(5)

246

Lincolnshire

185

174

Norfolk

192

174

Northamptonshire

201

192

North Yorkshire

206

188

Nottinghamshire

245

229

Staffordshire

220

198

Suffolk

195

188

Surrey

184

157

Sussex

205

186

Thames Valley

198

179

Warwickshire

195

183

West Mercia

203

189

Wiltshire

198

182

Wales forces

Dyfed-Powys

237

217

Gwent

259

240

North Wales(5)

250

South Wales

273

249

(1) Full-time equivalent. This figure includes those on career breaks or maternity/paternity leave.
(2) This and other tables contain full-time equivalent figures that have been rounded to the nearest whole number. Because of rounding, there may be an apparent discrepancy between totals and the sums of the constituent items.
(3) Officers per 100,000 population for City of London and Metropolitan Police are combined.
(4) Functional group totals do not match published figures. Data quality may be an issue with this force.
(5) Force was not able to provide data on functional groups.

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