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Traffic warden strength( 1) (FTE)( 2) by police force as at 31 March 1998 to 31 March 2007
Police force 1998 1999 2000 2001( 3) 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007

Avon and Somerset

114

115

59

48

44

43

34

0

0

0

Bedfordshire

26

10

9

3

3

2

2

0

0

0

Cambridgeshire

33

38

35

38

36

35

17

0

0

0

Cheshire

35

31

25

20

20

19

15

17

0

0

Cleveland

23

18

13

10

12

7

8

0

0

0

Cumbria

21

16

6

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Derbyshire

53

50

50

44

50

48

43

25

21

12

Devon and Cornwall

115

113

119

110

101

103

102

96

89

47

Dorset

49

42

41

37

12

0

0

0

0

0

Durham

22

21

22

19

19

15

4

0

0

0

Essex

123

121

102

82

59

38

21

8

7

9

Gloucestershire

38

35

35

30

30

31

21

16

14

9

Greater Manchester

189

160

96

88

87

88

88

90

71

32

Hampshire

65

68

53

53

31

25

23

16

7

6

Hertfordshire

55

44

38

45

42

38

9

0

0

0

Humberside

59

52

53

51

51

48

46

45

38

20

Kent

52

31

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Lancashire

110

101

94

87

84

50

17

2

0

0

Leicestershire

75

70

67

65

72

61

51

26

5

1

Lincolnshire

26

22

20

21

21

21

18

20

14

10

London, City of

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Merseyside

115

114

106

93

63

52

43

10

5

38

Metropolitan police

1,166

945

817

689

632

687

505

449

411

317

Norfolk

43

40

37

33

34

33

31

28

26

22

Northamptonshire

25

23

16

11

7

7

5

4

2

1

Northumbria

78

70

70

72

71

59

56

51

48

32

North Yorkshire

23

23

19

12

10

0

10

0

6

3

Nottinghamshire

61

65

58

39

30

29

33

12

4

1

South Yorkshire

80

76

62

71

77

68

37

18

0

0

Staffordshire

35

31

24

17

12

10

1

0

0

0

Suffolk

32

33

31

29

29

25

25

20

18

0

Surrey

25

21

16

25

20

17

8

5

3

0

Sussex

132

113

110

98

62

61

67

62

48

48

Thames Valley

103

95

58

45

51

42

36

24

16

8

Warwickshire

12

10

8

9

9

9

8

4

5

3

West Mercia

35

31

30

23

21

15

13

9

10

6

West Midlands

218

192

175

128

78

74

72

66

51

24

West Yorkshire

129

118

116

107

99

98

85

42

26

12

Wiltshire

19

20

15

7

8

7

5

1

0

0

Dyfed Powys

19

15

14

15

12

13

10

10

8

10

Gwent

33

32

30

28

28

27

25

21

22

23

North Wales

16

15

12

12

8

7

5

4

2

1

South Wales

109

108

100

104

100

99

92

82

77

72

Total England and Wales

3,788

3,342

2,855

2,516

2,233

2,108

1,688

1,281

1,053

764

(1) This table contains 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
(2) Full-time equivalent excludes those on career breaks or maternity/paternity leave.
(3) Boundary changes on 1 April 2000 transferred some resources from the Metropolitan police to Essex, Hertfordshire and Surrey police forces.

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