Justice Analytical Services - safer communities and justice statistics monthly report: May 2022 edition

This report provides, in a single place, a concise but comprehensive overview of a number of important justice and safer communities statistics. It covers many different topics including crime, policing, community safety, courts and prisons.

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Summary statistics on policing

  • * New * There were 16,805 full-time equivalent (FTE) police officers in Scotland on 31 March 2022. This was 571 (+3.5%) more officers compared to the position at 31 March 2007, but 479 (-2.8%) less than 31 March 2021.
Quarterly number of police officers (full-time equivalent), quarter 1 2006 to quarter 1 2022. Last updated May 2022. Next update due August 2022.


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