Policing in Staffordshire is locally-based on 11 Local Policing Teams (LPTs).
Each LPT has units with teams of officers and police community support officers responsible for getting to know local communities and dealing with the things that matter most to them.
Cannock Chase District LPT is centred around Cannock town centre and the market town of Rugeley.
East Staffordshire LPT's area is essentially rural in character and includes many small villages. There are two main towns, Burton upon Trent and Uttoxeter.
Lichfield District LPT is situated in the south eastern part of Staffordshire, and consistis of two large towns, several villages and a significant rural area.
Newcastle Borough LPT borders Stoke-on-Trent and stretches across North West Staffordshire to the borders of Cheshire and Shropshire.
South Staffordshire LPT covers a mix of urban and rural land in south Staffordshire.
Stafford Borough LPT covers Staffordshire's county town and the ancient market town of Stone in mid-Staffordshire.
Staffordshire Moorlands LPT is centred around the towns of Leek, Cheadle and Biddulph.
Stoke-on-Trent LPT Central covers: Etruria, Hanley, Hartshill, Basford, Stoke, Penkhull, Birches Head, Abbey Hulton, Trent Vale and Springfields.
Stoke-on-Trent LPT North includes Burslem, Tunstall, Sneyd Green, Milton, Smallthorne, Packmoor, Bradeley, Goldenhill and Sandyford.
Areas coverd by Stoke-on-Trent LPT South include Fenton, Meir, Blurton, Hanford,Trentham, Hanford, Dresden, Lightwood, Weston Coyney, Blurton and Normacot.