Police Officers

Northern Ireland written question – answered on 4th February 2004.

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Photo of Sylvia Hermon Sylvia Hermon Shadow Spokesperson (Women), Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry), Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport), Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what percentage of police officers in Northern Ireland, broken down by rank, are (a) female and (b) from an ethnic minority.

Photo of Jane Kennedy Jane Kennedy Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office

The figures requested as at 1 January 2004 are shown in the following table.

Percentage
Rank Female Ethnic Minority
ACPO 12.50
Chief Superintendent 10.34
Superintendent 2.74
Chief Inspector 10.61
Inspector 7.99
Sergeant 11.27 0.09
Constable 17.70 0.28
Student officer 36.74 1.40
FTR 8.71
PTR 36.13

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