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Police: Sussex

Volume 501: debated on Wednesday 25 November 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) police officers and (b) police community support officers there were in Sussex in each of the last five years. (301272)

The available data are provided in the table.

This and other related data are published annually as part of the annual Police Service Strength Home Office Statistical Bulletin. The latest bulletin can be found at:

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/policeorg1.html

and bulletins for this and previous years are deposited in the Library of the House.

Police officer and PCSO strength1 in Sussex, as at 31 March, 2005 to 2009

Full-time equivalent

Police officer

PCSO

2009

3,196

399

2008

3,075

372

2007

3,113

352

2006

3,127

257

2005

3,094

228

1 Figures include police officers and PCSOs on career break or maternity/paternity leave.