The table provided shows the total number and proportion of full-time equivalent police officers within the traffic function in England and Wales, as at 31 March 2010 to 31 March 2014.
Number of and proportion of full-time equivalent1 police officers within the traffic function 2, 3 in England and Wales, as at 31 March 2010 to 31 March 2014.4
Proportion of total police officers (%)
1. This table contains full-time equivalent figures that have been presented to the nearest whole number.
2.Traffic function includes staff who are predominantly employed on motor-cycles or in patrol vehicles for the policing of traffic and motorway related duties. This includes officers employed in accident investigation, vehicle examination,radar duties and those working with hazardous chemicals.
3. Staff with multiple responsibilities (or designations) are recorded under their primary role or function. This may explain some variability between years.
4. Figures have been confirmed by all police forces after collection and before publication each year.