Officer numbers and Response Officer working pattern (139A/20)
1) Please can I ask for an up-to-date total number of police officers within your force if possible broken down by rank?
2) Is it also possible for you to send me an example of the current shift pattern that response offices are now working?
Please see our response attached
Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from a number of data sources used by forces for police purposes. The detail collected to respond specifically to your request is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when interpreting those data.
The figures provided therefore are our best interpretation of relevance of data to your request, but you should be aware that the collation of figures for ad hoc requests may have limitations and this should be taken into account when those data are used.