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Police: Recruitment

Question for Home Office

UIN HL9472, tabled on 22 October 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made in their campaign to recruit 20,000 new police officers.

Answered on

5 November 2020

As at 30 June 2020, 4,336 additional officers have been recruited towards the target of 20,000 and will be trained to rise to the policing challenges of the future.

All forces have prioritised recruitment. I am extremely grateful to those brave men and women who have signed up to join the police and keep our communities safe.

The next official data will be published on 29 October.

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