PCSOs: Neighbourhood Crime

Part of The Secretary of State was asked – in the House of Commons on 28th February 2022.

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Photo of Priti Patel Priti Patel The Secretary of State for the Home Department

Strong local policing is absolutely in the DNA of neighbourhood policing. The hon. Gentleman will be well aware that this Government are not only funding but backing the police, with almost £15.9 billion in this financial year, and increasing police numbers to 20,000. He will also know that his local police recruitment numbers have gone up and that his local force has already recruited 138 police officers.