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Northamptonshire Police

His Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary (HMI): Roy Wilsher is HMI for Northamptonshire.

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 Northamptonshire Police, we made the following judgments:

Infographic showing the grades achieved by Northamptonshire Police in the following areas: Preventing crime: adequate Investigating crime: adequate Supporting victims: adequate Disrupting serious organised crime: adequate Treatment of the public: requires improvement Responding to the public: requires improvement Protecting vulnerable people: requires improvement Managing offenders: requires improvement Developing a positive workplace: requires improvement Good use of resources: requires improvement

Read the full report for Northamptonshire Police

Key facts – 2019/20

Force Area

914 square miles

Population

0.757m people
up10% local 10 yr change

Workforce

88% frontline police officers
92% national level
3.02 per 1000 population
3.69 national level
down10% 10yr change in local workforce
down5% 10yr national change

Victim-based crimes

0.07 per person
0.06 national level
up14% 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 Northamptonshire Police.

About the force

Northamptonshire Police provides policing services to the county of Northamptonshire. The police force area covers 913 square miles in the east midlands of England.

Although there are some more affluent areas, Northamptonshire has a high level of poverty.

Around 0.7 million people mainly live in the urban centres which includes Northampton.  The resident population is increased by university students and the large numbers who visit or travel through the county each year.

What the force says

Connect with Northamptonshire Police

Northamptonshire Police website

Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner’s website

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