National statistics

Police workforce, England and Wales: 30 September 2019

Statistics on police workforce numbers in the 43 police forces in England and Wales and the British Transport Police.

Applies to England and Wales



Police workforce open data tables.

Statistics cover police officers, police staff, police community support officers, designated officers, special constables and police support volunteers.

See the ‘User Guide to Police Workforce Statistics’ for further information, including a glossary, conventions used and other background information.

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The Home Office responsible statistician is John Flatley, Acting Chief Statistician.

Published 30 January 2020