Welcome to BTPA

The fifteen 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


BTP launches its annual public consultation

The BTP has launched its latest #WhatMatters consultation campaign. Members of the public can let... more

Passengers and staff help shape BTP Policing Plans

The British Transport Police Authority (BTPA) has issued this year’s full targets to the officers... more

Robin Smith appointed as Assistant Chief Constable

The British Transport Police Authority (BTPA) is pleased to announce that Robin Smith has been... more

BTPA Upcoming Events

12.01.17 - People and Standards Committee - view
17.01.17 - Performance Review Committee - view
17.01.17 - Finance Committee - view
26.01.17 - Full Authority - view
31.01.17 - Audit and Risk Assurance 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.