Financial Information


Andrew Snowden and Officers

Budget 2024/25

How every part of Lancashire's police budget is spent Police Officers, Staff and PCSOs - 81.59% Operating costs - 13.37% Capital funding - 3.51% Support for victims of crime1.43% Total Budget £394m 31% Council Tax 69% Government Funding

Commissioner Andrew Snowden’s 2024/25 budget

  • An open Police Station in every District of Lancashire
  • More bobbies on the beat
  • More Officers to get tough on Anti-Social Behaviour
  • Expansion of the Roads Policing Team
  • Operations to take the fight to drug dealers and gangs

Op Centurion logo

My budget will pay for more officers to join the ranks of Op Centurion, the county-wide crack down on Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB).

Since the launch of Op Centurion in July 2023 officers have:

  • spent an additional 14,000 hours walking the beat
  • attended more than 1,300 incidents of ASB
  • carried out 3,300 stop checks and 600 stop searches

Op Warrior logo

My budget will also continue to support Op Warrior, disrupting and dismantling organised crime to bring more offenders in Lancashire to justice, as well as stripping them of their cash, cars and other assets.

Since its launch in November 2022, Op Warrior has resulted in:

  • 1,409 arrests of organised crime gang suspects
  • 318kg of class A and B drugs taken off our streets
  • £1.3m cash seized from criminals
  • Seizure of 18,249 cannabis plants


My Priorities

Getting Tough on Anti-Social Behaviour

  • Police front counters open to the public at the heart of every borough area.
  • A dedicated new problem solving anti-social behaviour unit.
  • More funds for the use of civil powers including anti-social behaviour injunctions.
  • New Safer Lancashire Neighbourhoods Fund to help equip communities to take a stand against crime.
  • Dedicated neighbourhood policing teams for every inch of Lancashire, backed up by task forces.

Disrupting and Dismantling Organised Crime

  • Investment in capacity and capability for specialist targeted operations.
  • Work with regional partners to target and disrupt organised crime gangs.
  • Seizing the assets of those who profit from exploitation and criminal activity.




Tackling Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence

  • A dedicated rape and serious sexual assault team.
  • £5million more to support victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence and to deal with perpetrators.
  • Specialist services to support victims.

Cracking down on Burglary and Robbery

  • Increased officer numbers to provide more visible neighbourhood policing.
  • Partnership working to tackle underlying issues such as substance misuse.
  • More proactive rural task forces.

Targeting Dangerous Drivers

  • Complete review of Lancashire’s Road Safety Partnership.
  • Focussing resources to respond to concerns about dangerous driving.
  • £5million for average speed cameras on our most dangerous roads.
Further information

Police and Crime Plan for Lancashire

For full details of the Commissioner’s priorities please take a look at the Police and Crime Plan for Lancashire.


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