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Warwickshire Police

His Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary (HMI): Lee Freeman is temporary HMI for Warwickshire.

This force is in the Wales and Western HMICFRS policing region.

HMICFRS’s assessment of Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire Police, we made the following judgments:

Read our other reports for Warwickshire Police

Key facts – 2019/20

Force Area

764 square miles


0.584m people
up7% local 10 yr change


91% frontline police officers
92% national level
3.14 per 1000 population
3.69 national level
up3% 10yr change in local workforce
down5% 10yr national change

Victim-based crimes

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


52p per person per day local
59p per person per day national

These are the latest key facts about Warwickshire Police.

About the force

Warwickshire Police provides policing services to the county of Warwickshire. The police force area covers 763 square miles in the west midlands of England.

Warwickshire is generally affluent.

Around 0.6 million people mainly live in the urban centres which include the towns of Warwick, Nuneaton and Rugby. 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 rail stations.

More about this area – What Warwickshire Police says

Connect with Warwickshire Police

Warwickshire Police website

Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner’s Website