Merseyside Police has a budget of more than £420 million. That money is used to employ 6,797 officers, PCSOs and staff.

The Commissioner is committed to being open and transparent as to how she sets the Merseyside Police budget.

Each year the PCC sets the budget to deliver an efficient and effective police force.

This page details how budgets are set, money is invested and what checks and balances are in place to ensure value for money is achieved.