The NSW Police Force
is Australia's oldest and largest police organisation and one of the biggest in the English speaking world
has a large and diverse workforce. Please click here to see the most recent information regarding police numbers.
serves a population of seven million in the state of New South Wales, an 801,600 square kilometre area comparable in size to Texas in the USA and double the combined geographic areas of England, Scotland and Wales
operates on land, sea and from the air
provides community based policing from more than 500 police stations to a wide range of ethnic communities speaking more than 30 languages
is a non profit statutory authority funded by the NSW Government.
We aim to protect the community and property by
preventing, detecting and investigating crime
monitoring and promoting road safety
maintaining social order
performing and coordinating emergency and rescue operations.
Source: This is an extract from the company's own website.