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Police Officer and BAME Background Headcounts

Date of request: November 14, 2018
Posted in: Our staff
Reference: 1477/18

Request

  1. What was the total number of police officers (all grades) in your police force on 1st April 1999?
  2. Of those identified in the answer to question 1, can you tell me how many officers in total were from BAME backgrounds?
  3. What was the total number of police officers (all grades) in your police force on 1st April 2018?
  4. Of those identified in the answer to question 3, can you tell me how many officers in total were from BAME backgrounds?

Response

Please find the requested information in the table below:

1999 2018
Total Officers 3,021 2,706
Total Officers BAME Background 33 72
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