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Regional UK Police Forces

Published: 10 September 2012

Regional UK Police Forces Since the 1974 government re-organisation, the UK now has many regional police forces that cover one or more local government areas and counties, also known as 'Home Office Police Forces'.

Each force is independent, and operations are controlled by the Chief Constable or Commissioner for each of the forces. With more than 33,000 police officers, the Metropolitan Police Service is the largest regional force in the UK.

To find out more about each of the regional police forces, including their contact details, select a force from the list below:

UK Police Forces