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Police: Bridgend

Volume 461: debated on Thursday 21 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) police officers and (b) police community support officers were based in Bridgend constituency in each of the last 10 years. (144292)

The available data are for the Bridgend Basic Command Unit (BCU) and are given in the following table. Data for police officers are available from 2003 onwards, and for police community support officers from 2005 onwards.

Police officer strength (FTE)1 for Bridgend Basic Command Unit, as at 31 March 2003 to 31 March 20062

As at 31 March each year

2003

2004

2005

2006

Bridgend

254

280

247

229

1 This table contains full-time equivalent figures that have been rounded to the nearest whole number. Because of rounding, there may be an apparent discrepancy between totals and the sums of the constituent items. 2 Data are not available prior to 2002-03.

Police community support officer strength (FTE)1 for Bridgend Basic Command Unit, as at 30 June 2005 to 30 June 20062

As at 30 June each year

2005

2006

Bridgend

16

15

1. This table contains full-time equivalent figures that have been rounded to the nearest whole number. Because of rounding, there may be an apparent discrepancy between totals and the sums of the constituent items. 2. This collection was undertaken by the Home Office Police Productivity Unit and does not form part of the "Police Service Strength" statistical series.