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Warwickshire Police

Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary (HMI): Wendy Williams is HMI for Warwickshire.

This force is in the Wales and Western 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 Warwickshire Police, we made the following judgments:

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

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 Warwickshire Police

Key facts – 2019/20

Force Area

764 square miles


0.578m people
up7% local 10 yr change


94% frontline police officers
92% national level
3.19 per 1000 population
3.54 national level
down2% 10yr change in local workforce
down14% 10yr national change

Victim-based crimes

0.07 per person
0.07 national level
up51% Local 5 year trend
up42% National 5 year trend


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

These are the latest key facts about Warwickshire Police.

About the force

Warwickshire Police provides policing services to the county of Warwickshire. The police force area covers 763 square miles in the west midlands of England.

Warwickshire is generally affluent.

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.

What the force says

Connect with Warwickshire Police

Warwickshire Police website

Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner’s Website