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Accountability and Standards of the Port Police Forces

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Annex B

Port Police in 1977

In 1977 there were 1137 statutory constables operating at ports.

There were nine ports in Great Britain with their own police forces:

Port No. of officers

Port of London Police

282

Port of Liverpool Police

170

Manchester Dock Police

103

Port of Bristol Police

60

Dover Harbour Board Police

54

Port of Felixstowe Police

36

River Tees Police

24

Falmouth Docks & Engineering Company

10

Milford Dock Police

3

There were also a total of 395 British Transport Police providing a police presence in ports:

Port No. of officers

Southampton

96

Hull

78

South Wales Ports

67

Grimsby

33

Parkestone Quay

28

Dover

26

Folkestone

23

Immingham

17

Newhaven

13

Holyhead

12

Stratford Lift

10

Lowestoft

7

Plymouth

6

Heysham

5

Fishguard

5

Goole

5

Wyre

5

Garston

4

Weymouth

4

Kings Lynn

1

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