South Yorkshire Police
Her Majesty’s Inspector for this force is Roger Baker. Contact him via the Northern regional office.
Read about the force area…
- South Yorkshire’s population is concentrated in Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley and Doncaster.
- There are a number of former mining towns and rural communities outside the conurbations. In recent years there has been significant immigration from Eastern Europe.
- The force covers areas of deprivation; however, there has been regeneration in some parts of South Yorkshire, such as the Don and Dearne Valleys, which now house sports venues. There are numerous call centres.
- The force polices five football grounds, racing at Doncaster, and the world snooker championships.
- There are two universities and an international airport.
Recent reports on this force
- Revisiting police relationships – progress report
- Preparing for police and crime commissioners
- Policing in austerity – One year on
- Anti-social behaviour inspection – 2012
- Review of police crime and incident reports – 2012
Up-to-date crime, anti-social behaviour, cost and workforce data for this force can be found in our interactive Crime and Policing Comparator – see how South Yorkshire is performing, and how it compares with the rest of England and Wales.
The 2011 value for money profiles provide benchmarking information on:
- What South Yorkshire is spending its budgets on;
- Staffing levels by grade and function; and
- Outputs and outcomes in a comparable format.
These profiles are based on data provided by the police.