Police numbers have fallen significantly in the last five years. We’d like you to tell us how cuts have affected where you live
Police numbers have been reduced significantly under Theresa May, with the number of police officers having fallen from 144,353 in 2009 to 122,859 in 2016.
Former Metropolitan police commissioner Paul Condon, has warned that potential terrorist tip-offs are being missed because of cuts in police numbers. Condon said the reduction in the number of frontline officers had left the police close to breaking point.