Kingston Police Numbers

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-12-18
Session date: 
December 18, 2013
Reference: 
2013/4631
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

As of 1 December 2013, how many: full time police officers; sergeants; PCSOs; special constables and police staff were there in Kingston? What were the comparable figures1 May 2010; 1 May 2011; 1 May 2012; 1 May 2013 and 30 November 2013; and what do you expect the figures to be in 2015?

Answer

Answer for Kingston Police Numbers

Answer for Kingston Police Numbers

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The strengths for the relevant dates are set out in the table below:

Employee Group

01 May

2010

01 May 2011

01 May 2012

01 May 2013

30 November 2013

01 May 2015

Police Officers

322.80

313.25

305.52

292.76

297.81

Not Available

Sergeants

59.75

61.35

58.35

51.10

57.00

PCSOs

88.59

70.52

49.77

38.89

30.09

MSC

92.00

124.00

119.00

80.00

93.00

Police Staff

54.34

49.42

44.98

37.82

42.03

At present the MPS have no confirmed target strengths for 2015. However, under the Local Policing Model, Kingston will have 314 police officer posts overall by 2015 with 91 posts in Safer Neighbourhood teams.