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Police

Home Department written question – answered on 26th June 2012.

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Photo of Dan Jarvis Dan Jarvis Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many police officers have been recruited in the (a) South Yorkshire, (b) Northumberland, (c) Merseyside and (d) Metropolitan police since May 2010.

Photo of Nick Herbert Nick Herbert The Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice, The Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice

holding answer 25 June 2012

The number of police officers that have been recruited in the South Yorkshire, Northumbria, Merseyside and Metropolitan police for 2010-11 are shown within the following table:

Police officer joiners for South Yorkshire, Northumbria, Merseyside and Metropolitan police for 2010-11(1,2)
  Joiners
South Yorkshire 102
Northumbria 54
Merseyside 2
Metropolitan police 432
1 This table contain full-time equivalent figures that have been rounded to the nearest whole number. (2) Figures include transfers from other England and Wales forces but does not include officers returning after a period of secondment.

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