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Community Policing

Volume 470: debated on Tuesday 15 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what progress has been made on the establishment of neighbourhood policing teams in England and Wales. (177778)

[holding answer 14 January 2008]: The Government are committed to ensuring every community has a neighbourhood policing team by April 2008 and forces are well on the way to achieving this. As at the end of December 2007, there were over 3,600 neighbourhood policing teams across England and Wales and 33 forces had already fully rolled out neighbourhood policing.