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02/01/2012 06:22 GMT

Criminal Police: Full List Of Convictions By Force

This is a breakdown of how many serving police officers and community support officers with criminal convictions there are in each force in England and Wales.

Some forces did not supply the information and others provided only a partial response, meaning that it is not always possible to compare the figures directly.

Avon and Somerset - 2 (excluding convictions as juveniles)

Bedfordshire - 4

Cambridgeshire - did not provide information on grounds of cost

Cheshire - 3

City of London - did not provide information on grounds of cost

Cleveland - did not reply to Freedom of Information request

Cumbria - 20

Derbyshire - 15

Devon and Cornwall - 44

Dorset - 16

Durham - did not provide full information on grounds of cost (but 4 PCSOs and specials had criminal convictions before they joined the force)

Dyfed-Powys - 4

Essex - 42

Gloucestershire - did not provide information on grounds of cost

Greater Manchester - 24

Gwent - none since July 2007

Hampshire - 31

Herts - 11

Humberside - 23

Kent - 49

Lancashire - 7

Leicestershire - 6 have received convictions since joining

Lincolnshire - did not provide information on grounds of cost

Merseyside - 22

Metropolitan Police - 356 officers since January 2002 and 41 PCSOs since April 2004

Norfolk - 4

Northamptonshire - did not provide information on grounds of cost

Northumbria - 10

North Wales - 23

North Yorkshire - did not provide information on grounds of cost (but none who were convicted while serving police officers)

Nottinghamshire - 8

South Wales - did not provide information on grounds of cost

South Yorkshire - 35

Staffordshire - 24

Suffolk - 13

Surrey - 23

Sussex - 20

Thames Valley - 23

Warwickshire - did not provide information on grounds of cost

West Mercia - 10

West Midlands - 27 since 2005 (excluding traffic offences)

West Yorkshire - did not provide information on grounds of cost

Wiltshire - did not provide information on grounds of cost