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Force structure

West Mercia Police is organised into five policing areas which cover the counties of Herefordshire, Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Worcestershire.

Our local policing areas are:

  • Chief Officers

    The Chief Constable and Deputy Chief Constable are responsible for the overall control and direction of the force and liaison with the wider Alliance Chief Officer team.

  • Local Policing

    Including local policing, operational support services and professional standards.

  • Protective Services

    Protective Services contains Crime Management, Forensics Services, Intelligence, Major Investigations, Operations, Protecting Vulnerable People and Specialist Operations.

  • Enabling Services

    The Enabling Services department is made up of People Services, Legal Services, Performance, Corporate Communications, ICT, Business Support and Transport. These business functions provide support to both Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police.

  • Finance

    The Finance department is made up of accountancy, financial services, financial management, business change, contracts and procurement. These business functions provide support to both Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police.