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Humberside Police

His Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary (HMI): Michelle Skeer is HMI for Humberside.

This force is in the Northern HMICFRS policing region.

HMICFRS’s assessment of Humberside Police

Our PEEL (police effectiveness, efficiency and legitimacy), and other force assessments give you information about how your local police force has performed in several important areas.

In our latest assessments of Humberside Police, we made the following judgments:


Key facts – 2019/20

Force Area

1,357 square miles


0.934m people
up2% local 10 yr change


92% frontline police officers
92% national level
3.67 per 1000 population
3.69 national level
down11% 10yr change in local workforce
down5% 10yr national change

Victim-based crimes

0.07 per person
0.06 national level
up8% Local 5 year trend
up9% National 5 year trend


58p per person per day local
59p per person per day national

These are the latest key facts about Humberside Police.

About the force

Humberside Police provides policing services to the East Riding of Yorkshire, Kingston-upon-Hull, North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire. The police force area covers 1,357 square miles with approximately 133 miles of coastline in the east of England.

Although there are some more affluent areas, Humberside has a high level of poverty.

Around 0.9 million people mainly live in the urban centres which include the city of Kingston-upon-Hull, as well as the towns of Bridlington, Scunthorpe and Grimsby. The resident population is increased by university students and the large numbers who visit or travel through the area each year.

The transport infrastructure includes major sea ports.

More about this area – What Humberside Police says

Connect with Humberside Police

Humberside Police website

Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner’s website