Police

Home Department written question – answered on 12th September 2005.

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Photo of Greg Hands Greg Hands Conservative, Hammersmith and Fulham

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many police officers there were in each London borough on 5 May.

Photo of Paul Goggins Paul Goggins Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office

The following table provides data for the number of police officers as at 31 March 2005. Data specifically for 5 May are not available centrally.

Police officer strength by Metropolitan police basic command units as at 31 March 2005
Basic command unit Full-time equivalents
Barking and Dagenham 419.08
Barnet 561.01
Bexley 382.65
Brent 679.4
Bromley 489.19
Camden 850.41
Central Services 11,223.89
City of Westminster 1,617.10
Croydon 692.01
Ealing 686.18
Enfield 574.66
Greenwich 605.23
Hackney 788.52
Hammersmith and Fulham 526.08
Haringey 683.21
Harrow 342.24
Havering 383.42
Heathrow 437.48
Hillingdon 497.8
Hounslow 509.65
Islington 683.35
Kensington and Chelsea 561.59
Kingston upon Thames 298.19
Lambeth 984.46
Lewisham 645.94
Merton 351.7
Newham 781.93
Redbridge 458.66
Richmond upon Thames 286.8
Southwark 891.42
Sutton 291.03
Tower Hamlets 761
Waltham Forest 545.84
Wandsworth 582.25
Total 31,073.37

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