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Derbyshire Constabulary

Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary (HMI): Roy Wilsher is HMI for Derbyshire.

This force is in the Eastern HMICFRS policing region.

Our PEEL (police effectiveness, efficiency and legitimacy) assessments give you information about how your local police force has performed in several important areas.

In our latest assessment of Derbyshire Constabulary, we made the following judgments:

the extent to which the force is effective at reducing crime and keeping people safe requires improvement.

the extent to which the force operates efficiently and sustainably requires improvement.

the extent to which the force treats the public and its workforce legitimately is good.

Read the full report for Derbyshire Constabulary

Key facts – 2019/20

Force Area

1,015 square miles

Population

1.06m people
up5% local 10 yr change

Workforce

91% frontline police officers
92% national level
3.27 per 1000 population
3.69 national level
up1% 10yr change in local workforce
down5% 10yr national change

Victim-based crimes

0.06 per person
0.06 national level
up27% Local 5 year trend
up9% National 5 year trend

Cost

50p per person per day local
59p per person per day national

These are the latest key facts about Derbyshire Constabulary.

About the force

Derbyshire Constabulary provides policing services to the county of Derbyshire. The police force area covers 1,013 square miles in the east midlands of England.

Although there are some areas of affluence, Derbyshire is generally poor.

Around one million people live in a predominantly rural setting. Its numerous distinct urban areas include the city of Derby and the towns of Chesterfield and Matlock. The population is increased by university students and the very large numbers who visit, socialise in, or travel through the county.

What the force says

Connect with Derbyshire Constabulary

Derbyshire Constabulary website

Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner’s website

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