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Special Constables (21791_18)


1/ What was the number of Special Constables in office in 1st June this year to the End of November this year.


2/ How many Special Constables resigned in the period June 2018 to the End of November this Year.


3/ How many Special Constables were recruited in:






October & until the end of November this year.


If you are able to answer the following question it would be appreciated:


How many Special Constables were asked to resign from their post from January through to the end of May this year.


Lastly, How many regular officer were taken on during the period June 2018 to the end of November 2018, and also how many officers either resigned or retired during the same period.


Please find attached our response.


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.


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.