Justice Analytical Services (JAS): Safer Communities and Justice Statistics Monthly Data Report: February 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 16,644 full-time equivalent (FTE) police officers in Scotland on 31 December 2022. This was 410 (+2.5%) more officers compared to the position on 31 March 2007, but 473 (-2.8%) less than on 31 December 2021.

No. of police officers ( FTE) (000s)
Quarterly number of police officers (full-time equivalent), quarter 1 2006 to quarter 4 2022. Last updated February 2023. Next update due May 2023.


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