||<p>The Home Office collects and publishes statistics on the number of police officers
employed by each police force in England and Wales on a bi-annual basis.</p><p> </p><p>The
latest available data are published in the ‘Police workforce, England and Wales, 30
September 2016’ statistical bulletin, available here:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/police-workforce-england-and-wales-30-september-2016"
</p><p>Data for previous years can be found in the Open Data tables, available here:</p><p><a
</p><p>The next release of ‘Police workforce’ statistics is due to be published on
20<sup>th</sup> July, and will represent the picture as at 31 March 2017.</p>