Welcome to BTPA

The fifteen members of the British Transport Police Authority oversee the police force, set its targets and allocate funding for its budget.  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 News

Transport Minister says ‘BTPA are still necessary’

A recent government review into the BTPA has concluded the Authority is still necessary and remains... more

Authority seek new Deputy Chief Constable for BTP

Advertisement for Deputy Chief Constable British Transport Police (BTP) is the specialist police force serving... more

BTPA celebrates a decade of safer rail journeys

The organisation that oversees the work of the British Transport Police (BTP) is celebrating its... more

BTPA Upcoming Events

18.09.14 - Strategy and Planning Committee - view
18.09.14 - Audit and Risk committee meeting - view
25.09.14 - Full Authority meeting - view
17.10.14 - Policing Plan Group - view
21.10.14 - Performance Review Committee - view