The number of cops in England and wales is at its lowest level since September 2001.
In September 2014 there were 127,075 police officers across the 43 home office forces, a drop of 1,295 from the pervious year.
Police Staff have also fallen to 63,678 in 2014 a fall of 1,023 from the pervious year.
Police Community Support Officers are currently at 12,768 a 785 fall from the pervious year.
Doing more with less – 17,000 less Police in Officers in fact & nearly 40,000 less support staff – & yet more to be lost #CrimeConf2015.
— 4Policing.com (@4Policing) January 29, 2015
— Police Inspectors (@PoliceInspForum) January 29, 2015