Datastore Definitions

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-02-26
Session date: 
February 26, 2014
Reference: 
2014/1113
Question By: 
Joanne McCartney
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

On the London Datastore under Officer Strength you give three 'Other Business Groups' that officers are categorised by 'TP Non-Boroughs' 'Specialist Operations' and Specialist Crime & Operations' please provide a definition of each category and a list of which units in the MPS fall under which category.

Answer

Answer for Datastore Definitions

Answer for Datastore Definitions

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The breakdown is as follows:

TP non-boroughs include mainly units related to TP (Territorial Policing) but are responsible for pan-London functions. 

The units under this category are:

1.  Royal Parks

2.  Safer Transport Command

3.  Capability and Support

4.  Central Communications Command

5.  Traffic Criminal Justice

6.  Crime Recording Investigation Bureau

7.  Criminal Justice

8.  ACPO and Support Command

Specialist Operations include the following units:

1.    Specialist Operations HQ

2.    SO1 Specialist Protection

3.    SO6 Diplomatic Protection

4.    SO14 Royalty Protection

5.    SO15 Counter Terrorism

6.    SO17 palace of Westminster

7.    SO18 Aviation Security

8.    SO20 CT Protective Security

Specialist Crime and Operations include the following units:

1.    SC&O 1 - Homicide & Major Crime

2.    SC&O 2/5 - Sexual Offences, Exploitation & Child Abuse

3.    SC&O 3 - Specialist Crime Reduction

4.    SC&O 4 - Directorate of Forensic Services

5.    SC&O 7 - Specialist, Organised & Economic Crime

6.    SC&O 8 - Trident Gang Crime Command

7.    SC&O 10 - Covert Policing

8.    SC&O 11 - Surveillance

9.    SC&O 12 - ACPO & Business Support

10.                        SC&O 14 - Covert Policing Standards

11.                        SC&O 16 - Performance Improvement Unit

12.                        SC&O 19 - Specialist Firearms

13.                        SC&O 21 - Crime Academy & Review Group

14.                        SC&O 22 - Public Order & Operational Support

15.                        SC&O 25 - Met Intelligence Bureau

16.                        SC&O 25(2) - ANPR Bureau

17.                        SC&O 26 - PNC & Vetting Bureau

18.                        SC&O 27 - Intelligence Standards & Support

19.                        SC&O38   - Met CaTO

20.                        SC & O - Pan London Taskforce