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Officers joining other forces

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 19th March 2020.

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Photo of Unmesh Desai Unmesh Desai Labour

How many MPS officers joined other forces in each of the following years: 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019? Please also provide how many officers joined the MPS from other forces in each year.

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

Please see the table below for the number of officers who have transferred or re-joined the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) and those that have left to join other forces.

Year

Transfers & Rejoiners to the MPS (FTE)

Left MPS to join other Police Force (FTE)

2016

300

219

2017

74

375

2018

281

336