Special constables

Meeting: 
MQT on 2008-06-18
Session date: 
June 18, 2008
Reference: 
2008/1101
Question By: 
Dee Doocey
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Can you please provide the number of special constables currently assigned to each Borough Operational Command Unit, and other Operational Command Units as appropriate, and the corresponding figures for the years 2004/5, 2005/6, 2006/7, 2007/8?

Answer

Answer for Special constables

Answer for Special constables

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Please find the requested figures in the table below. The figures relate to Metropolitan Special Constable counts at the end of each financial year. Operational Command Unit 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 Kensington & Chelsea 20 37 51 134 Westminster 81 166 251 256 Camden 22 52 78 134 Hammersmith & Fulham 19 44 58 72 Hackney 9 19 25 42 Tower Hamlets 20 34 36 54 Waltham Forest 10 19 25 29 Redbridge 16 34 54 86 Havering 33 41 52 80 Newham 15 23 42 66 Barking & Dagenham 10 21 28 53 Lambeth 20 35 42 58 Southwark 9 25 36 52 Islington 35 32 40 73 Lewisham 9 33 42 45 Bromley 10 24 47 78 Harrow 10 22 52 71 Brent 27 29 19 43 Greenwich 7 42 44 75 Bexley 81 103 101 89 Barnet 35 73 94 124 Richmond upon Thames 17 25 36 43 Hounslow 15 23 21 35 Kingston upon Thames 13 32 40 63 Merton 17 21 19 33 Wandsworth 21 34 68 95 Ealing 14 24 37 78 Hillingdon 15 22 38 64 Enfield 17 23 30 64 Haringey 14 27 43 46 Croydon 14 20 36 67 Sutton 4 11 25 29

Borough Total 659 1,170 1,610 2,331

Royal Parks Operational Command Unit 5 11 18 30 Headquarters 8 12 69 99

Territorial Policing Total 672 1,193 1,697 2,460

TP Ops Specialist Support (Marine) 11 10 16 11 SCD (HQ) 2 2 10 15 SO (SO18-Aviation Security) 12 16 18 17

Recruits in Training (Operational Command Unit not assigned) 0 0 0 7

Metropolitan Special Constable Total 697 1,221 1,741 2,510