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Met pauses recruitment after hitting target of 1,300 extra officers

Latest figures also show that 45 full time officers rejoined the force following the appeal in March to former PCs and sergeants.

Met pauses recruitment after hitting target of 1,300 extra officers

Date - 1st September 2020
By - Chloe Livadeas
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The force has recruited 1,369 officers this financial year, bringing the workforce to around 32,800 officers. It has now paused its recruitment until early 2021. The number of officers retiring or resigning also slowed during the pandemic with the...
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