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Police Officer Ethnicity Breakdown

Date of request: February 23, 2019
Posted in: Our staff
Reference: 281/19

Request

Can you please tell me how many police officers currently employed by Avon and Somerset Constabulary are from an ethnic background that is not Caucasian?

Can you tell me how many police officers are currently employed by Avon and Somerset Constabulary?

Response

Please see a breakdown of police officer ethnicities in the table below:

Ethnicity- Police Officers December 2018 (Headcount) Female Male Total
White 815 1,579 2394
Asian or Asian British 2 8 10
Black or Black British 5 5 10
Mixed 15 40 55
Other 1 6 7
Total BME 23 59 82
Prefer not to say or Not Specified 47 220 267
Total Police Officer Headcount 885 1,858 2,743
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