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Yorkshire and Humberside

The Yorkshire and Humberside has 4 police forces that employ approximately 24,000 officers, staff and specials, approximately 10% of the Police service. The four forces are: Humberside; North Yorkshire; South Yorkshire; and West Yorkshire. Within these forces, there are nearly 600 full-time equivalent forensic sciences. Commercial providers in the region include: forensic science Service (2 Locations); LGC Forensics Ltd.; Key Forensic Services Limited.; Central Science Laboratory (CSL); and Scientifics Ltd (2 Locations).

There are 15 Drug Actions Teams, 3Probation establishments and 15 Youth Offending Teams in the region.

Yorkshire and Humberside has 41 Courts, of which 27 Magistrates’ Courts, 2 Crown and 12 County Courts. They employ 2,280 full-time equivalent staff.

Yorkshire and Humberside has 13 prisons operated by HM Prison Service, which employ approximately 5,520 full-time equivalent staff.

Yorkshire and Humberside has 4 fire and rescue services.

Yorkshire and Humberside has 4 Area Offices that employ 910 full-time equivalent staff, the third largest region in England. The four Area Offices are: Humberside; North Yorkshire; South Yorkshire; and West Yorkshire.

Source: Skills for Justice LMI March 2010