Merseyside Police was formed in 1974 and serves a population of
around 1.5 million people, covering an area of 647 square
kilometres. We currently employ over 7,000 people in a
variety of roles including police officers, Police Community
Support Officers, Police support staff, Special Police Officers and
Merseyside Police is split into six Basic Command Units -
Wirral, Sefton, Knowsley, St Helens, Liverpool North and Liverpool
South. Each unit has a combination of neighbourhood policing
teams, response teams and criminal investigations units.
At Merseyside Police we believe in putting our communities first
in everything we do. We are proud to deliver an excellent
policing service and we will continue to work with our communities
to tackle the issues that concern them most.
This section tells you all about Merseyside Police, our history,
vision, chief officers, and how we plan to make sure Merseyside
remains one of the safest counties in the UK.