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Warwickshire Police

 

Warwickshire Police provides policing services to the county of Warwickshire. Warwickshire is generally affluent. The police force area covers 763 square miles in the west midlands of England. Around 0.6 million people mainly live in the urban centres which include the towns of Warwick, Nuneaton and Rugby. The resident population is increased by university students and the large numbers who visit or travel through the area each year. The transport infrastructure includes major rail stations.

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  • Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary (HMI): Wendy Williams is HMI for Warwickshire
  • HMICFRS policing region: The force is in the Wales and Western region

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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 – 2018/19

Force Area

763 square miles

Population

0.57m people
up6% local 10 yr change

Workforce

93% frontline police officers
92% national level
2.69 per 1000 population
3.42 national level
down16% 10yr change in local workforce
down17% 10yr national change

Victim-based crimes

0.07 per person
0.08 national level
up46% Local 5 year trend
up45% National 5 year trend

Cost

48p per person per day local
56p per person per day national

Warwickshire PCC


Philip Seccombe

Warwickshire Police

Chief Constable Martin Jelley, appointed in
April 2015

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