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Total Number of Police Officers Leaving the Force Since 2010

Question

i) Total number of officers leaving the force for the years 2010 to date, broken down by length of service (years), reason for leaving (e.g. transfer to another force, resignation, retirement, ill health), rank and speciality.

Answer

Please find the information in the tables below.

Reason for Leaving

2010/11

2011/12

2012/13

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16

2016/17

2017/18

Total

Deceased

2

3

 

1

2

 

 

 

8

Dismissal

3

3

5

5

2

9

12

2

41

Not Known

5

1

2

 

 

 

 

 

8

30+ Scheme

2

11

3

4

1

 

 

 

22

Resignation

29

27

27

34

45

34

50

15

261

Retirement

85

127

102

96

84

104

114

31

743

Retirement: Ill Health

12

34

36

12

15

10

20

7

146

Secondment/Transfer

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

Grand Total

138

206

175

152

149

158

196

55

1229

Length of Service

2010/11

2011/12

2012/13

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16

2016/17

2017/18

Total

0 - 5

25

30

24

24

18

12

20

9

162

6 – 10

8

18

25

18

21

18

21

1

130

11 - 15

8

13

13

6

23

27

34

11

135

16 - 20

10

18

9

12

10

8

22

8

97

21 - 25

23

34

36

30

21

29

25

8

206

26+

64

93

68

62

56

64

74

18

499

Grand Total

138

206

175

152

149

158

196

55

1229

FOI reference: 819/17.

Date of request: 06.07.17.