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Police (Lisburn)

Volume 402: debated on Thursday 3 April 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many police officers are attached to the Lisburn District Command Unit; and what plans there are to increase this number. [106870]

On 1 April 2003 the complement of police officers in Lisburn District Command Unit was as follows:

Police OfficersNumber
Regular Officers217
Full-time Reserve Officers89
Part-time Reserve Officers58
The Police Service in consultation with the Policing Board has produced a human resource planning strategy to ensure that there is sufficient support for operational policing. There will also be a redeployment of police officers from many Headquarters roles which should see an increase of officers in District Command Units over the next three years.