Out of Court Disposals Panel Reports
The role of the Out of Courts Disposals Panel is to ensure the use of Out of Court Disposals is appropriate and proportionate, consistent with national and local policy. And that it considers the victims’ wishes where appropriate.
The main aim of the Panel is to bring transparency to the use of Out of Court Disposals to increase understanding and confidence in their use.
The Panel meet quarterly and publish their findings and responses to recommendations made.
Reports and feedback
March – Violence Against Women and Girls
June – Disproportionality (focus on youth cases)
September – Assault against emergency worker cases
March – Hate Crime focus
September – Disproportionality focus
December – Domestic Abuse focus
Find further information on Out of Court Disposals on the Avon and Somerset Police Website.