Recruitment targets

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 8th January 2021.

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Photo of Unmesh Desai Unmesh Desai Labour

Does your target of 28% of officers being BAME by 2030 include PCSOs and Met Special Constables?

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

The target of 28% BAME officers by 2030 does not include Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) or Metropolitan Special Constables (MSC).

Both PCSOs and the MSC already have greater diversity. 40% of PCSOs and 32% of the MSC are from a BAME background.