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Nearly 9,000 officers recruited under drive to hit 20,000

Forces have hired nearly 9,000 officers under the government's drive to recruit 20,000 by 2023, according to official figures.

Nearly 9,000 officers recruited under drive to hit 20,000

Date - 29th April 2021
By - Chloe Livadeas
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Home Office statistics released today (29 April) said an overall provisional headcount for officers in England and Wales stood at 137,704 as of March 31. Since the launch of the Police Uplift Programme in September 2019, 8,771 officers have...
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