Strength of Police Service Statistics

The figures below are the actual strength figures (Full Time Equivalent - FTE) updated on the 1st March 2020.

Police Ranks Strength (FTE)
Chief Constable 1
Deputy Chief Constable 1
Assistant Chief Constable 4
Chief Superintendent 15
Superintendent 53
Chief Inspector 92
Inspector 355
Sergeant 1001
Constable 5104
Student Officer 268
Total Police 6894
Constable Part-Time 248
 
Police Staff Analogous Grades Strength (FTE)
Grade 3 1
Grade 5 6
Grade 6 18
Grade 7 52
Deputy Principal 100
Staff Officer 245
Executive Officer 1 344
Executive Officer 2 409
Administrative Officer 965
Administrative Assistant 132
Industrial Grade 62
Total Police Staff (includes temporary workers) 2334

More Information

For information on officers and staff members perceived Community Background, please visit the workforce composition page.

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