"This plan updates our commitments to continue to protect the most vulnerable in our society and to use the investment from the policing part of the council tax to make a real difference on the things that matter most to you. At the heart of this refreshed Police and Crime Plan is working together with the police and partners, and with our communities, to keep Avon and Somerset safe and feeling safe. I want you to be proud of your police service and the difference it's making to your community."
Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens
To download a PDF version of the Plan, click here.
The refreshed Plan tells you what Avon and Somerset Constabulary will be concentrating on over the next three years and has refreshed priorities, which are:
- Protect the most vulnerable from harm - acting as a fierce advocate for victims and ensuring the most vulnerable are protected.
- Strengthen and improve your local communities - ensuring police and partner agencies are working together to build strong, resilient communities.
- Ensure Avon and Somerset Constabulary has the right people, the right capability and the right culture - working with the Chief Constable focusing on ensuring the Constabulary better reflects the communities it serves.
- Working together effectively with other police forces and key partners to provide better services to local people - to collaborate with other Constabularies and other public sector partners to: share estates and enabling services, to make savings for reinvestment in priority areas; and transform the criminal justice system locally into a criminal justice service.
The refreshed policing priorities aim to take account of the wider policing landscape and the new emerging threats both locally and nationally. Policing has changed significantly over the past few years so it is only right that we have a Police and Crime Plan that reflects this.
To read the previous Plan, click here.