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Cheshire Constabulary

Cheshire Constabulary provides policing services to the county of Cheshire. The police force area covers 905 square miles and a coastline of approximately 67 miles in the north west of England. Although there are some areas of marked affluence, Cheshire is generally poor. Around one million people mainly live in the urban centres which include the city of Chester and the towns of Warrington, Crewe and Macclesfield. The resident population is increased by university students and the large numbers who visit, socialise, or travel through the county each year. The transport infrastructure includes major rail stations.

Read more about this area

  • Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary (HMI): Phil Gormley is HMI for Cheshire
  • HMICFRS policing region: The constabulary is in the Northern region

Contact Phil Gormley (e-mail address)

HMICFRS’s role in inspecting this force

HMICFRS independently assesses police forces and policing across activity from neighbourhood teams to serious crime and the fight against terrorism – in the public interest.

In preparing our reports, we ask the questions which citizens would ask, and publish the answers in accessible form, using our expertise to interpret the evidence. We provide authoritative information to allow the public to compare the performance of their force against others, and our evidence is used to drive improvements in the service to the public.

 

 

 

Key facts

Force Area

905 square miles

Population

1.05m people 5% local 10 yr change

Workforce

86% frontline
3.31 per 1000 population
11% change in local workforce since 2010

Victim-based crimes

0.06 per person
Local 5 year trend

Cost

47p per person per day local

Cheshire PCC

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David Keane

 

Cheshire Constabulary

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Acting Chief Constable Janette McCormick, appointed in
August 2017

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