The following public meetings are held by the Commissioner throughout the year. Meeting dates and papers can be found below.
Public Performance Meetings – Staffordshire Police:
These meetings are held at least three times a year. The meeting highlights Staffordshire Police’s contribution to the performance of the local criminal justice system in an open and transparent manner whilst also addressing how the force is performing in relation to key national priorities for policing within the new National Police Outcomes Framework. The meetings also serve as part of the formal scrutiny of Staffordshire Police by the Staffordshire Commissioner for Police, Fire & Rescue and Crime.
Public Performance Meetings – Staffordshire Fire & Rescue:
These meetings are held at least twice a year. The meetings highlight the performance of the fire service in response, prevention and protection activities and allow for a clearer and improved understanding of the contributions of the service to the people of Staffordshire. The meetings also serve as part of the formal scrutiny of the Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service by the Staffordshire Commissioner for Police, Fire and Rescue and Crime.
Police, Fire and Crime Panel:
In addition the Public Meetings that are chaired by the Staffordshire Commissioner’s Office, the Commissioner is required to attend the Police, Fire and Crime Panel. These meetings scrutinise the Commissioner to promote openness in the transaction of Police and Fire and Rescue business and also to support the Commissioner in the effective exercise of their functions.
Further information on Police, Fire & Crime Panel, along with meeting dates and papers can be found on the Staffordshire County Council website.
Ethics, Transparency and Audit Panel (ETAP):
ETAP meetings are held up to 5 times a year and members of public are free to attend. During the meetings, ETAP members are regarded as representing the public in providing an overview of the Staffordshire Commissioner’s Office, Staffordshire Police and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Services.
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