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


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

Esther makes first visit to frontline of policing in new role as Chair

British Transport Police Authority’s (BTPA) new Chair, Esther McVey, praised BTP’s innovative working following visits... more

BTPA Upcoming Events

27.10.16 - Performance Review Committee - view
10.11.16 - Full Authority - view
25.11.16 - Finance Committee - view
29.11.16 - Audit and Risk committee - view
02.12.16 - Policing Plan Group - 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.