Traffic Police

Meeting: 
Plenary on 2014-03-05
Session date: 
March 5, 2014
Reference: 
2014/1269
Question By: 
Andrew Dismore
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
Boris Johnson (Mayor of London) & Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe (Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis)

Question

As of 31st January 2014, how many police officers were there deployed on traffic duties, what were the comparable figures as at 1st May 2010, and 31st January 2013; and what do you expect the figures to be on 1st May 2015?

Answer

Answer for Traffic Police

Answer for Traffic Police

Answered By: 
Boris Johnson (Mayor of London) & Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe (Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis)

The Budgeted Workforce Target (BWT) of the Traffic Operational Command Unit (OCU) in May 2010 was 681.

The BWT of the Traffic OCU in Jan 2013 was 628

The BWT of the Traffic OCU in Jan 2014 was 592.5

Traffic as separate OCU will merge with TFL's Safer Transport Command to create the new Roads & Transport Policing Command which will have a BWT of 1647.