Justice Analytical Services (JAS) Safer Communities and Justice Statistics Monthly Data Report: January 2024 edition

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

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Summary statistics on policing

There were 16,613 full-time equivalent (FTE) police officers in Scotland on 30 September 2023. This was 379 (+2.3%) more officers compared to the position on 31 March 2007, and 43 (+0.3%) more than on 30 September 2022.

Quarterly number of police officers (full-time equivalent), quarter 1 2006 to quarter 3 2023. Last updated November 2023. Next update due February 2024.


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