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Police: Recruitment

Home Office written question – answered on 14th January 2020.

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Photo of Louise Haigh Louise Haigh Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Policing)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many frontline police officers will be recruited to local police forces in (a) 2020, (b) 2021 and (c) 2022; and if she will make a statement.

Photo of Kit Malthouse Kit Malthouse The Minister of State, Home Department

This Government is delivering on the people’s priorities by putting 20,000 extra police officers on the streets over the next three years. Up to 6,000 additional officers will be recruited in the first wave and will be shared among the 43 territorial police forces in England and Wales. Force allocations for year one can be found at

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