SOCO roles per borough

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-10-21
Session date: 
October 21, 2015
Reference: 
2015/3326
Question By: 
Jennette Arnold OBE
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Please can you provide me with the number of Scene of the Crime Officers on the Met payroll per borough over the years i)2011/12 ii) 2012/13 iii) 2013/14 iv) 2014/15 and v) 2015/16 forecast.

Answer

Answer for SOCO roles per borough

Answer for SOCO roles per borough

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The number of Scene of Crime Officers (SOCO) on the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) payroll is provided in the table below.

31-Mar-12

478

31-Mar-13

489

31-Mar-14

524

31-Mar-15

402

30-Sep-15

419

2015/16 forecast information is not available at this time.

Crime Scene Examiners and Forensic Practitioners are not posted to individual boroughs but come under the command of Specialist Crime and Operations (SCO).