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States of Jersey Police Establishment (FOI)

States of Jersey Police Establishment (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey on behalf of the States of Jersey Police and published on 17 June 2019.
Prepared internally, no external costs.



Break down of States of Jersey Police employment structure of staff ie staff positions and total incumbent figures. Including civilian staff positions with distinction.


Typical staffing hours by department / staff position ie response versus detectives.



​ Establishment of SOJP 

​Police Officer FTE*

​Police Staff FTE

​Senior Officers


​Staff Officer / Secretarial




​Professional Standards


​Response and Community Officers


​Crime Services


​Hi-Tech and Crime Scene Investigation


​Planning and Tasking


​Training and Change


​Criminal Justice Unit


​Technology Team


​Business Support


​Secondment to Law Officers’ Dept




*FTE – Full time equivalent

The number of police officers and staff actually available for duty is less due to:

  • vacancies

  • Officers not being fit for frontline (restricted duties)

  • long term sickness (more than two weeks)

  • Officers undertaking training (including mandatory training)

  • Officers backfilling vacant leadership positions (acting promotion)

  • annual leave / holiday entitlement


Shift pattern for Response Officers (effective from 16 June 2019)

Response Officers shift pattern

Detectives predominantly work 0800 x 1600, however they also, on a rotational basis, work 1400 – 2200 shifts (midweek), and 1600 – 0000 (weekends). Out of these hours, officers may be recalled to duty when the need arises.

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