Justice Analytical Services (JAS) Safer Communities and Justice Statistics Monthly Data Report December 2022 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.

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Summary statistics on policing

There were 16,570 full-time equivalent (FTE) police officers in Scotland on 30 September 2022. This was 336 (+2.1%) more officers compared to the position on 31 March 2007, but 662 (-3.8%) less than on 30 September 2021.

No. of police officers ( FTE) (000s)
Quarterly number of police officers (full-time equivalent), quarter 1 2006 to quarter 3 2022. Last updated November 2022. Next update due February 2023.


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