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Police: Nottinghamshire

Question for Home Office

UIN 65509, tabled on 28 October 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many of the police officers hired as part of the Police Uplift Programme have been (a) hired and (b) deployed in Nottinghamshire.

Answered on

5 November 2021

Nottinghamshire police has been allocated a total of 212 additional officers for years one and two of the uplift combined, to be recruited by March 2022.

As at 30 September 2021, Nottinghamshire police has recruited 243 additional officers counting towards uplift. Allocations for year three are yet to be announced.

Newly recruited officers typically compete initial training of between 12-18 weeks, following which, new officers will be out on the beat.

The deployment of officers in the force area is an operational matter for the Chief Constable.

The Home Office collects and publishes data on the number of officers recruited as part of the Police Officer Uplift Programme on a quarterly basis. The latest data, covering the situation to 30 September 2021, are available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/police-officer-uplift-statistics. These data are published at Police Force Area level in the supplementary tables accompanying the bulletin.

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