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New interactive website set to revolutionise contact with the public

Jul 27 2017

West Midlands Police has taken the first step towards a new interactive website that's set to revolutionise the way members of the public contact the force - and give people the chance to report some crimes online.


PCC statement on shooting

Jul 27 2017

The Police and Crime Commissioner was immediately informed of a shooting in the Frankley area of Birmingham last night.


PCC Blog: Taking the fight for funds to Westminster

Jul 25 2017

Here in the West Midlands we have watched as our policing budget has been slashed by central government to the tune of £145 million over the last 7 years. It means we've lost nearly 2000 officers. Many, including me, say enough is enough. 


Launch of new Domestic Violence Perpetrator Programme

Jul 20 2017

The West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner is rolling out a new 30 week programme for domestic violence perpetrators designed to change their behaviour and reduce the number of victims.   


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Police and Crime Plan

The law requires every PCC to have a Police and Crime Plan, detailing the policing to be provided and the PCC's objectives.

David Jamieson's 2016-2020 Police and Crime Plan, Your Police Your Priorities is here.

The PCC's plan is split into seven key areas:

Protecting from harm

Supporting victims of crime

Building trust and confidence in our police

Strengthening communities and growing the economy

Building a modern police service

Standing up for young people

Tackling national and international threats

Police and Crime Plan 2016-2020

West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner

The Police and Crime Commissioner must ensure an efficient and effective police force in our area.

They set the priorities for the Force, decide the budget, and hold the Chief Constable to account.

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In order to fulfil these roles, the PCC has a range of powers and responsibilities, including:

  • The production of a Police and Crime Plan
  • Setting the policing precept
  • The appointment and, if necessary, the dismissal the Chief Constable
  • Can make Crime and Disorder Reduction Grants
  • Oversight in how complaints against the police are managed
  • Duties relating to national criminal threats, safeguarding of children, and consulting the public
  • Roles in ensuring the effectiveness of the wider criminal justice system

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