Welcome to BTPA

The members of the British Transport Police Authority oversee the police force, set its priorities and allocate funding.

We also deal with complaints and recruitment in certain cases, independent custody visiting and Freedom of Information requests.

More about what we do:

Duties and responsibilities | Complaints | Recruitment | Independent Custody Visiting | Freedom of Information


Esther McVey resigns as BTPA Chair

Esther McVey has formally resigned her position as Chairman of the BTPA following her selection... more

Charlotte Vitty announced as new Chief Exec

Charlotte Vitty has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of the British Transport Police... more

2017-18 Interim Policing Plans launched

We are excited to share with you the interim plans for policing Great Britain’s railways... more

BTPA Upcoming Events

15.06.17 - Q4 and Accounts Authority meeting - view
26.07.17 - Appointments and Remuneration Committee - view
07.09.17 - Audit and Risk Assurance Committee - view
19.09.17 - Strategy Committee - view
21.09.17 - Performance and Delivery Committee - view

Each year we publish national and regional targets for British Transport Police.

Also available is the strategy we have set for the Force and the accounts we submit to parliament.