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Police: Dismissal

Volume 476: debated on Thursday 22 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) male and (b) female police officers of each age group (i) resigned and (ii) were dismissed by Essex police in each year since 1997; and for what reasons in each case. (201954)

The requested data on age breakdowns and reasons for resignation/dismissal are not collected centrally. The available data have been collected since 2002-03 and are given in the following table.

Police officer leavers (FTE)1 for Essex police force from 2002-03 to 2006-072

Resignations

Dismissals

Female

Male

Female

Male

2002-033

3

9

n/a

n/a

2003-04

13

23

1

2

2004-05

16

50

1

1

2005-06

17

62

1

8

2006-07

18

63

0

5

n/a = data not available

1 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. Data have not previously been previously published in this format therefore totals may not match totals found in the published data.

2 Financial year runs 1 April to 31 March inclusive. Comparable data are not available prior to 2002-03.

3 Excludes quarters 1, 2 and 3, data not available.