Justice Analytical Services (JAS) Safer Communities and Justice Statistics Monthly Data Report: August 2023 edition

This report contains summary statistics covering a number of important justice and safer communities statistics. It is published with up to date statistics every month.

Summary statistics on policing

* New * There were 16,600 full-time equivalent (FTE) police officers in Scotland on 30 June 2023. This was 366 (+2.3%) more officers compared to the position on 31 March 2007, but 11 (-0.1%) less than on 30 June 2022.

Quarterly number of police officers (full-time equivalent), quarter 1 2006 to quarter 1 2023. Last updated August 2023. Next update due November 2023.


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