These are the latest key facts about South Wales Police.
About the force
South Wales Police provides policing services to the areas of West, South and Mid-Glamorgan. The police force area covers 803 square miles with approximately 150 miles of coastline in the south of Wales.
Although there are some more affluent areas, South Wales has a high level of poverty.
Around 1.3 million people mainly live in the urban centres which include the cities of Cardiff and Swansea as well as smaller towns. The resident population is increased by university students and the large numbers who visit, socialise in, commute into, or travel through the area each year.
The transport infrastructure includes major rail stations, air and sea ports.