HC Deb 01 March 1909 vol 1 c1229W

asked what were the numbers of the police force in the municipal boroughs in Scotland having separate police forces and the counties of Scotland outside such boroughs, respectively, on the 1st January, 1909, or as near that date as the figures are available?

The LORD ADVOCATE: So far as is known, the numbers of the police were 3,587 in cities and burghs, and 1,966 in counties in Scotland on December 31st, 1908.