West Yorkshire Police serve approximately 2.2 million people living in one of the five metropolitan districts of Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield.
The area is policed by around 5,000 police officers and 3,600 support staff, including Police Community Support Officers. This makes the Force the fourth largest in the country.
West Yorkshire Police has 21 Neighbourhood Policing Teams (NPTs) which are Inspector led and made up of Sergeants, Constables and Police Community Support Officers. Neighbourhood teams are visible and accessible to local communities, providing the familiar face of the service. The teams work closely with communities in defined geographical areas and in partnership to tackle the issues most important to local people.
West Yorkshire Police is Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Workplace Certified for 2019 and 2020.