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Dr Alan Billings, South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner has written a short blog to update members of the public partners and communities and organisations about how he has been carrying out his role during the corona virus pandemic. The blog wi

Public Accountability Board Agenda Pack – 29 January 2019

Public Accountability Board Agenda Pack - 29 January 2019

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SURVEY DEMONSTRATES HIGH LEVELS OF TRUST AND CONFIDENCE IN SOUTH YORKSHIRE POLICE

A large-scale public survey to obtain the views of hard-to-reach communities in South Yorkshire has shown a high level of trust and confidence in policing services.

TRUST AND CONFIDENCE RESIDENTS SURVEY

An independent organisation is undertaking a consultation exercise with residents within diverse and harder to reach communities to establish a baseline assessment of trust and confidence in South Yorkshire Police.

INDEPENDENT ETHICS PANEL PRAISES FORCE’S APPROACH TO SCRUTINY

South Yorkshire Police has been praised for its approach to outside scrutiny and willingness to be self critical, in the latest Annual Report of the Police and Crime Commissioner’s (PCC) Independent Ethics Panel.

ENGAGEMENT TEAM VISIT MALTBY LIBRARY FOR PUBLIC CONSULTATION

The South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner’s Engagement Team visited Maltby Library on Wednesday 26 October to talk with local residents about policing priorities.

ASSISTANT POLICE AND CRIME COMMISSIONER ANNOUNCED

Dr Alan Billings the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner is pleased to announce that the successful candidate for the part-time role of Assistant Police and Crime Commissioner advertised in June 2016, is Sioned-Mair Richards.

SOUTH YORKSHIRE POLICE AND CRIME COMMISSIONER CALLS FOR THE REMOVAL OF CHIEF CONSTABLE DAVID CROMPTON

At the conclusion of a lengthy statutory process, the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, Dr Alan Billings, has made his decision to call for Chief Constable David Crompton to resign, with immediate effect.

The police are the public, and the public are the police

Police in this country are largely an unarmed service. This is a tradition we value. It dates back to the time when Sir Robert Peel founded the first police force, the London Metropolitan, when he was Home Secretary between 1822 and 1827.

SECTION 38 PROCESS REFERRED TO SOUTH YORKSHIRE POLICE CRIME PANEL

The Section 38 process, set in motion by the suspension of the Chief Constable by the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, has now reached the next stage.

STEPHEN WATSON JOINS SOUTH YORKSHIRE POLICE AS INTERIM CHIEF CONSTABLE

The next South Yorkshire Police Chief Constable, Stephen Watson, will take up the post as Interim Chief Constable from Monday 25 July.

Policing by consent

We often say that policing in this country is by consent. What we mean is that what the police do is broadly speaking what we want them to do. They tackle crime and anti-social behaviour.