||<p>The Home Office collects and publishes data bi-annually on the number of police
officers, Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) and Special Constables, by Police
Force Area, as part of the ‘Police workforce, England and Wales’ statistical bulletins.</p><p>Data
on the number of Officers, by Police Force Area and by rank, the number of PCSOs and
Special constables, for each Police Force in England and Wales, going back to March
2007, can be found in the Open Data Tables published alongside the release:<a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/629362/open-data-table-police-workforce.ods"
latest published figures, representing the picture as at 30 September 2018, can be
accessed in the accompanying data tables here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/police-workforce-england-and-wales-30-september-2018"
next release of ‘Police workforce, England and Wales’ is scheduled for publication
on Thursday 18 July 2019, and will cover the situation as at 31 March 2019.</p>