Basic Command Units (2)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2018-02-22
Session date: 
February 22, 2018
Reference: 
2018/0540
Question By: 
Len Duvall
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

The Borough mergers are modelled to a police service of 30,000 officers, however, we have heard that if the Government continues with its cuts to police funding the Met is at risk of falling below 30,000 officers. What contingency plans are in place for this eventuality?

Answer

Answer for Basic Command Units (2)

Answer for Basic Command Units (2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The operational view of the MPS is clear that the BCU model is best placed to maintain police resilience in the face of lower police numbers and crime in England and Wales rising, both in volume and complexity.