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Cleveland Police

Volume 461: debated on Thursday 14 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what percentage of police time was spent on front-line duties by Cleveland Police in each year since 2001, broken down by basic command unit. (142199)

Information on time spent by police officers on front-line duties has only been collected since 2003-04 and is not available at basic command unit level. The available data for the Cleveland Police for each year since March 2004 is set out in the following table. The Cleveland Police has set a target for 69.9 per cent. of police officer time to be spent on front-line duties by March 2008.

Cleveland Police—time spent on front-line duties

Percentage of police officer time spent on front-line duties