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


New BTPA Chair

We are delighted to welcome Ron Barclay-Smith as the new Chair of the British Transport... more

2018/21 Strategic Plan and 2018/19 Policing Plan consultation now live

The BTPA is seeking feedback on its draft Strategy for policing the railways until 2021.... more

The BTPA is recruiting a Stakeholder Engagement and Communications Manager

BTPA is advertising for the role of Stakeholder Engagement and Communications Manager. Following a restructure... more

BTPA Upcoming Events

24.05.18 - Strategy and Planning Committee - view
06.06.18 - Appointments and Remuneration Committee - view
14.06.18 - Audit and Risk Committee - view
25.06.18 - Full Authority Meeting - 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.