§ Mrs. Calton
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many community police officers there are in Greater Manchester, broken down by constituency. 
§ Mr. John Denham
[holding answer 19 March 2002]: The information in the table has been provided by the Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police (David Wilmot). The number of community police officers is shown for each police division. A breakdown by Parliamentary constituency is not available.
Division Community Police Officers1 North Manchester Division 54 South Manchester Division 100 The City of Salford Division 75
Division Community Police Officers1 Tamside Metropolitan 34 Borough Division Stockport Metropolitan 53 Borough Division Bolton Metropolitan Borough Division 66 Wigan Metropolitan Borough Division 53 Tafford Metropolitan Borough Division 38 Bury Metropolitan Borough Division 32 Rochdale Metropolitan 47 Borough Division Oldham Metropolitan Borough Division 36 Total 588 1 Greater Manchester police have defined a 'community police officer' as an officer who dedicates their duties to working within the community in partnership with other agencies, examples are a hool liaison officers and youth offender officers.