The number of police officers in England and Wales has fallen to its lowest level in nine years, figures showed on Thursday.
There were 134,101 officers in the 43 police forces at the end of March, more than 5,000 fewer than the previous year and fewer than at any point since 2003, the Home Office data showed.
The number of police staff was also down, dropping 8.8% to 67,474.
The number of police community support officers (PCSOs) also fell, down 9% to 14,393.
But the number of special constables - volunteers - rose 10.4% to 20,343, the figures showed.
Only Surrey has seen an increase in its number of officers over the 12 months to March, rising 4.7% from 1,885 to 1,974.
Earlier in July, the Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabluary (HMIC) predicted that the planned cuts in police numbers would see 6,000 fewer officers on the streets, and could lead some forces to be unable to sufficiently serve the public by 2015 .