A force management statement (FMS) is a detailed self-assessment that chief constables are required to prepare and submit to Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS). An FMS is centred around a police force assessing its short to medium term future demand, and then stating how that demand might be met or managed.

For further general information about force management statements and the guidance HMICFRS give to police forces about them, please visit the Justice Inspectorates website.

These statements are a shortened version of our management statement.