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PCC and Chief Constable 1 to 1

The PCC is committed to being open and transparent. The PCC meets with the Chief Constable regularly, or in his absence with a member of the Chief Officer Group, and the points discussed at these meetings are listed below.

2020 discussions

January topics
  • Meeting local authority leaders
  • Representative workforce
  • Recruitment
  • Crime recording
  • Council tax precept
  • Operation Uplift
February topics
  • Operation Uplift – the national police officer recruitment campiagn
  • MP contact
  • Police stations
  • Terrorist attacks
  • Coronavirus
  • Demand
  • People’s services
  • Community engagement
  • Regional collaboration
  • Local authorities
  • National Crime Agency (NCA) tasking
  • Promotions and successions
  • Operational issues
  • Serious violence
  • Black Police Association (BPA)
  • Victims dip sample
  • Stop and Search
  • Video enabled justice – a scheduling and management service for courts using video technology
  • Royal commission
  • Crown Prosecution Service’s (CPS) charging model
  • Violence Reduction Units (VRUs)
  • Open day
March Topics
  • Coronavirus
  • Impact on Avon and Somerset Police and communities
  • Operational issues
  • Police recruitment including volunteers, returners, and special constables
  • Vulnerable communities
  • Strategic planning
  • Recruitment of a new OPCC Chief Finance Officer
  • Special and retired officers
  • Deputy PCC
  • IT agility to manage vacancies
  • Violence Reduction Units (VRUs) and schools
  • Concerns for the public
  • Online reporting
  • Impact on Criminal Justice Service
  • Working with partners
  • Prisoners release
  • Criminal child exploitation
  • Domestic abuse
  • Online fraud
  • Virtual courts
April topics
  • Coronavirus
  • Criminal justice system
  • Fire quality
  • Regional collaboration
  • Domestic abuse
  • Local authorities’ updates
  • Operational updates
  • Special Constables
  • Operational issues
  • Operation uplift
  • Deputy PCC
  • Policing minister
  • Impact on the CJS
  • Early release for prisoners
  • Joint stakeholder letter
  • Cybercrime
  • Enforcement and guidelines of coronavirus
  • Criminal Justice Board
  • Stakeholder involvement
  • Fixed penalty notices
  • Testing
  • Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
  • Sickness
  • Young people
  • Breaches of regulations
May topics
  • Coronavirus
  • Phase 2
  • Testing
  • Staff
  • Operational issues
  • Criminal Justice Board
  • Police and crime board
  • Funding
  • New regulations
  • CJS backlogs
  • Domestic abuse
  • LCJB
  • Out of Court Disposals
  • Ministerial reports
  • Rural crime
  • Neighbourhood policing
June topics
  • Coronavirus
  • Changes to regulations
  • Officer assaults
  • Impact of the issues in the States
  • Engagement with community leaders
  • Backlogs in the courts
  • Bristol protest
  • Regional issues
  • CJS
  • Operational issues
  • Regional meeting
  • Disproportionality
  • Complaints
  • Unlicensed music events
  • Changes in health regulations
  • Governance
July topics
  • Coronavirus
  • Operational issues
  • Disproportionality
  • Use of force
  • Counter Terrorism Strategy Board
  • Courts backlog
  • Joint audit
  • Operation Uplift
  • Vacancies
  • Virtual remand courts
  • Officer assaults
  • HMICFRS
  • IOPC
  • New regulations and police response
  • Hate crime
  • Unlicensed music events
  • Enforcement
  • Antibody testing
August topics
  • Coronavirus
  • Operational issues
  • Outbreak plans
  • Policing of quarantine restrictions
  • Unlicensed music events
  • Car meets
September topics
  • Covid and implications
  • Enforcement
  • Operational issues
  • Unlicensed music events
  • Courts backlog
  • Police powers
  • Virtual remand hearings
  • New coronavirus regulations
  • Budgets

2016-19 discussions

2019 discussions
2018 discussions
2017 discussions
2016 discussions

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