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About the force

North Yorkshire Police is the largest single county force in England, covering an area of 3,200 square miles, policing a population of 788,844 people (mid-2007 census), with 6,000 miles of road.

Led by a Chief Constable and a Strategic Leadership Team, North Yorkshire Police employs 1,455 police officers and 1,013 police staff (August 2011).

North Yorkshire Police came into being in 1974, although the North Riding of Yorkshire Constabulary dates back to 1856.

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