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


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 seeks new Chief Exec

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

BTPA Upcoming Events

27.04.17 - People and Standards - view
19.05.17 - Performance Review Committee - view
23.05.17 - Appointments and Remuneration Committee - view
25.05.17 - Finance Committee - view
26.05.17 - 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.