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Nottinghamshire Police

His Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary (HMI): Roy Wilsher is HMI for Nottinghamshire.

This force is in the Eastern HMICFRS policing region.

Nottinghamshire Police is currently in our Engage stage of enhanced monitoring.

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

In our latest assessment of Nottinghamshire Police, we made the following judgments:

Investigating crime, protecting vulnerable people, and tackling workforce corruption were judged to be good. Preventing crime, treatment of the public, managing offenders, responding to the public, developing a positive workplace, and good use of resources, and disrupting serious organised crime were judged to be adequate. Recording data about crime was judged to be requiring improvement.

Read the full report for Nottinghamshire Police

Key facts – 2019/20

Force Area

834 square miles


1.17m people
up8% local 10 yr change


96% frontline police officers
92% national level
3.08 per 1000 population
3.69 national level
down13% 10yr change in local workforce
down5% 10yr national change

Victim-based crimes

0.06 per person
0.06 national level
up7% Local 5 year trend
up9% National 5 year trend


51p per person per day local
59p per person per day national

These are the latest key facts about Nottinghamshire Police.

About the force

Nottinghamshire Police provides policing services to the county of Nottinghamshire. The police force area covers 834 square miles in the east midlands of England.

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

Around 1.1 million people mainly live in the urban centres which include the city of Nottingham, as well as the towns of Mansfield and Newark-on-Trent. The population is ethnically diverse, with 11 percent from black, Asian and minority ethnic communities, and is increased by university students and the large number who visit, socialise in, or travel through the area each year.

The transport infrastructure includes major rail stations.

More about this area – What Nottinghamshire Police says

Connect with Nottinghamshire Police

Nottinghamshire Police website

Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner’s website