Special Officers

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-05-22
Session date: 
May 22, 2013
Reference: 
2013/1552
Question By: 
Joanne McCartney
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

How is your pledge to double the number of Special Constables to 10,000 progressing?

Answer

Answer for Special Officers

Answer for Special Officers

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The number of Special Constables in London has more than doubled since I took office in 2008 and now stands at 5516.

A new Metropolitan Special Constabulary recruitment campaign is currently in development which will help to boost numbers further.