Strength of Police Service Statistics

The figures below are the actual strength figures (Full Time Equivalent - FTE) updated on the 01 September 2021.

Police Ranks Strength (FTE)
Chief Constable 1
Deputy Chief Constable 1
Assistant Chief Constable 4
Chief Superintendent 16
Superintendent 50
Chief Inspector 104
Inspector 356
Sergeant 1053
Constable 5210
Student Officer 167
Total Police 6962
Constable Part-Time 220
 
Police Staff Analogous Grades Strength (FTE)
Permanent Secretary 1
Grade 3 1
Grade 5 8
Grade 6 18
Grade 7 55
Deputy Principal 108
Staff Officer 254
Executive Officer 1 357
Executive Officer 2 449
Administrative Officer 968
Administrative Assistant 84
Industrial Grade 61
Total Police Staff (includes temporary workers) 2364

More Information

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

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