The Borough of Harrow has the second lowest number of police officers per head of any London borough, new figures show.
According to data released by Harrow West MP Gareth Thomas, Harrow had 351 police officers in December 2015, which equates to 1.43 police officers per 1,000 residents.
Other boroughs in west London were reportedly better resourced, with neighbouring Hillingdon at 1.79 police officers, Ealing at 1.96 police officers and Brent at 1.81 police officers per 1,000 residents.
Harrow had the second lowest number of police officers, beating only Barnet.
On top of this, Gareth Thomas also revealed that police officers in Harrow were already spending around a quarter of their time outside of the borough, and proposals to merge the borough commanders of neighbouring Brent and Barnet means Harrow faces a further reduced police presence in the future.
The Labour MP has recently launched a petition to oppose the proposed merger.
Mr Thomas said: “When I talk to residents from across Harrow, they frequently raise their concerns about the visibility of police officers on their streets or in their community.
“I know our Borough Commander and our local police service work hard to protect our borough and keep our streets safe, but these figures show yet again that Harrow is being let down by government when it comes to fully funding out police service."
In March, Navin Shah AM talked of reduced special constable numbers in Harrow leaving a "much reduced police force for Boris Johnson's successor".
Mr Thomas continued: “Harrow doesn’t have enough police at it is, but combine this with the amount of time our police are spending outside of Harrow and the risks of a future tri-borough command it shows how much our borough is being let down.
“Harrow residents want a fair deal on police funding and confidence in our Borough Command's future from government, but did we get this from the Budget? Unfortunately not!”
In response to the figures, a Met Police spokesperson said: "The Metropolitan Police Service is the only force in the country to have increased officer numbers in recent years - having delivered savings to date in the region of £600 million by taking action such as reducing building and management costs and support roles.
"We have recruited thousands of officers in the past couple of years from a period of very low recruitment, to now increasing our policing strength to near 32,000, in line with the mayoral commitment.
"This has also meant that we have been able to put another 2600 officers into neighbourhoods policing, which will remain a priority as it is the bedrock of our relationship with the public, whose consent and confidence we need in order to police."