Accessibility Statement for the
Staffordshire Commisioner's Office Website

This accessibility statement applies to the website:

This website is run by the Staffordshire Commissioner’s Office for Police, Fire, and Crime. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of NVDA and VoiceOver)
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • most PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software

Please see the contact section below to request these files in a different format.

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:

call: 01785 232385

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 5 working days

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact us:

call: 01785 232385

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Contacting us by phone or visiting us in person

Find out how to contact us on the following page: contact details.

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

The Staffordshire Commissioner’s Office for Police, Fire, and Crime is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the the non-compliances and exemptions listed below.

Non-accessible content

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

  • All pages- Focus visible- The keyboard focus on the close button in the accessibility button is not visible
  • Home – Twitter feeds missing alt text on profile image
  • News – Twitter feeds missing alt text on profile image


  • images in the document do not have alternative text.

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

There are a large number of PDF documents which are not currently fully accessible. However, these documents can be made available on request in a more accessible format, please refer to the section ‘Feedback and contact information’ for more details.

The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services.

Any new PDFs or Word documents we publish will strive to meet accessibility standards. We have no control over third party documents included on this site.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on Friday 10th February 2023. It was last reviewed on Friday 10th February 2023. This website was last tested on Friday 10th February 2023. The test was carried out by Netinspire.

The following pages were tested for the report:
Homepage –
About –
Standard page –
News Archive –
News Article –
Contact Us –
Lead-Ins / Landing Page –
Volunteer –
Supporting Victims –
Helping to keep you safe –
Annual Report –
Community Funding –
Police & Crime –
Fire & Rescue –
Public Meetings –
Jobs –
Decisions –
The Office –
Register of Interests –
Complaint Reviews –
Gifts & Hospitality –
Contracts –
Right of Access –
Police,Fire & Crime –
Policies –
Specified Information –
Local Expenditure –
Expenses –
Privacy –
Consent Statement –
Retention & Disposal –
Domestic Abuse –
Annual report 2021-2022 –
Review form –

We used a combination of the following tools to test the site in preparation of creating this statement:

Deque Axe (browser extension):
VoiceOver screenreader (MacOS):