HC Deb 17 December 1986 vol 107 c551W
Mr. Tom Cox

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will give the number of women police officers and the ranks they hold in the Metropolitan police force as of 1 December.

Mr. Douglas Hogg

The total number of women police officers serving in the Metropolitan police on 30 November 1986 was 2,634. The breakdown by ranks is as shown in the tables below.

Commanders 2
Chief Superintendent 2
Superintendent 3
Chief Inspector 5
Inspector 18
Sergeants 206
Police Constable 2,197
Total 2,433
Superintendent 3
Chief Inspector 4
Inspector 4
Detective Sergeant 29
Detective Constable 161
Total 201