Police Officer Quarterly Strength Statistics Scotland, 31 December 2010

These statisticswere published in February 2011.

“Scotland’s Chief Statistician today published the latest quarterly figures on the number of police officers employed by Scottish Forces. The main findings are:

  • There were 17,217 police officers (full-time equivalent) in Scotland on 31 December 2010.
  • This total includes 16,630 police officers deployed in the eight Scottish police forces (including Additional Regular Police), and 588 on secondment or central service.
  • Police officer numbers have decreased by 154 full-time equivalent ( FTE) officers in the last quarter from 30 September 2010 (0.9%). There has also been a decrease of 56 FTE officers in the last year from 31 December 2009 (0.3%).”

    Image taken from http://www.bbc.co.uk


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