South Wales Police is the largest police force in Wales and although geographically small, covering around 812 square miles and equating to just 10% of the geographical area of Wales, South Wales Police provides a policing service to 1.3 million people (42% of the country’s population).

Chief Constable Matt Jukes is responsible for policing the whole of the South Wales Police area.

The force has almost 3000 police officers and over 2200 police staff, including Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) and a team of dedicated volunteers that includes over 100 Special Constables and around 150 Police Youth Volunteers.

The Cwm Taf area is policed by the Northern BCU which is part of South Wales Police. Chief Superintendent Belinda Davies is responsible for this geographical area.

The Northern BCU currently has two police stations which provide access to the public namely Merthyr Tydfil Police Station (0800-1800 Hrs) and Pontypridd Police Station (0800-1800 Hrs). Other stations are Aberdare, Talbot Green, Porth and Ton Pentre. Mountain Ash Station is home to Major Crime.

Matt Jukes

Chief Constable

Belinda Davies

Chief Superintendent, Northern BCU

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Last Updated: 14/11/2018 09:33:05