PCC Mark Shelford will question Chief Constable (CC), Sarah Crew, in our live broadcast on Facebook this Wednesday.
The PCC will ask CC Crew about how her Police service is working to safeguard children, deliver on investigating crime PEEL inspection and 101 call times at our next Performance and Accountability Board at 9:30am. Here is the link:
The Performance and Accountability Board is a meeting that sees the PCC hold the Chief Constable to account for delivering policing that is efficient, effective and legitimate by scrutinising and asking questions about police performance and priorities in Avon and Somerset.
You can watch the last board session here.
All police officers and staff in England and Wales have been checked against the Police National Database to identify any intelligence or allegations that need further investigation.
The National Police Chief’s Council Chair wrote to all chief constables asking them to take immediate action by 31 March 2023. The PCC will be discussing whether any further action is required.
The PCC will also ask questions about the primary framework in which police forces are inspected, known as Police Effectiveness, Efficiency and Legitimacy (PEEL). His Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) assesses and reports on the police and their work. The independent reports are used to drive improvements in the delivery of services and to inform the public about the police and how they work.
“The Performance and Accountability Board allows me to raise questions and concerns on behalf of the local people and is a chance for communities to better understand the decisions being made by Avon and Somerset Police.
“Please do tune in to see the Chief Constable’s response to the issues that matter most to our communities, including the national programme checking police staff, 101 drop off rates and call answer times and PEEL.”PCC Mark Shelford