Police Numbers (Cheshire)

Home Department written question – answered on 7th November 2001.

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Photo of George Osborne George Osborne Conservative, Tatton

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) police officers and (b) police constables there were in the Cheshire constabulary in (i) 1997 and (ii) 2001.

Photo of John Denham John Denham Minister (Home Office) (Police and Crime Reduction)

The information requested has been provided by the chief constable of Cheshire constabulary and is set out in the table.

Year Police Officers Constables
31 March 1997 2,046 1,590
31 March 2001 2,002 1,533
30 September 2001 2,058 1,575

Under the crime fighting fund (CFF) recruitment initiative, Cheshire police have been allocated a total of 147 additional recruits, over and above their existing recruitment plans for the three years to March 2003. Cheshire police recruited 21 of its CFF allocation in 2000–01.

Cheshire constabulary employed 735 civilian staff in March 1997 and 833 in March 2001.

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