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Police: Tamworth

Volume 498: debated on Monday 2 November 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) police officers there were in each year since 1997 and (b) police community safety officers there have been in each year since 2002 in Tamworth constituency. (296110)

The available data are provided in the following table.

Police personnel statistics are not collected centrally at constituency level, but have been collected at Basic Command Unit level from April 2002.

Police officers and PCSOs in Trent Valley Basic Command Unit, as at 31 March1,2,3

Police officers

PCSOs

2009

405

63

2008

410

47

2007

417

50

2006

412

115

2005

429

115

2004

392

2

1 PCSO figures are as at 30 June.

2 Not available.

Notes:

1. Data at Basic Command Unit level have been provided, since data are not collected centrally at constituency level.

2. These figures are based on full-time equivalents that have been rounded to the nearest whole number.

3. Data on police strength by police Basic Command Unit was collected centrally for the first time for the period beginning April 2002. However, in 2003 Staffordshire were unable to provide data at BCU level. Therefore, data are not available prior to 31 March 2004.