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


BTPA seeks new Chief Exec

The British Transport Police Authority is seeking a new Chief Executive Officer. It is a demanding time... more

Mark Phillips appointed Deputy Chairman

Mark Phillips has been appointed as the new deputy chairman of the BTPA. Mark, who... more

Five new members appointed to British Transport Police Authority

Five new Authority members have been appointed to the BTPA by the Department for Transport.... more

BTPA Upcoming Events

01.03.17 - Policing Plan Group - view
03.03.17 - Finance Committee - view
14.03.17 - Audit and Risk Assurance Committee - view
28.03.17 - Full Authority - view
27.04.17 - People and Standards - 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.