About the Met
Today, the Metropolitan Police Service employs around 31,000 officers together with about 13,000 police staff and 2,600 Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs). The MPS is also being supported by more than 5,100 volunteer police officers in the Metropolitan Special Constabulary (MSC) and its Employer Supported Policing (ESP) programme. The Metropolitan Police Services covers an area of 620 square miles and a population of 7.2 million.
How We Police Report
This report demonstrates how we deliver against a broad range of issues of importance to Londoners and our employees and gives a flavour of the wide range of work that we do.
This section contains a comprehensive history of the Met from 1829 to the present day. You will find biographies of key figures, historic events and details of famous cases.
Performance and statistics
We are committed to an open and honest relationship with the public. In that spirit, we regularly publish detailed statistics and reports about our performance.
In keeping with the desire for openness and accountability we are committed to provide you with our latest plans and performance information.
Policies and reports
Total Policing means; A total war on crime, total care for victims, and total professionalism from our staff.
Find your local Met borough and Safer Neighbourhoods team to see what is happening in your area.