Collection

Police and crime commissioners

This series brings together all documents relating to police and crime commissioners.

Resources about police and crime commissioners (PCCs), including information for newly elected PCCs and PCC candidates on nominations, voting and police and crime panels.

PCC elections 2016

Elections for PCCs are taking place on 5 May 2016 in England and Wales, but not in London and Greater Manchester.

Information on candidates standing in your area is available on www.choosemypcc.org.uk.

PCC elections 2016

These documents set out the role and responsibilities of PCCs.

  1. Candidate briefing 2016: PCC roles and responsibilities

    • Guidance
  2. Candidate briefing 2016: working with others within your force area

    • Guidance
  3. Candidate briefing 2016: working beyond your force area

    • Guidance
  4. Candidate briefing 2016: national policy and strategy

    • Guidance

Background and strategy

Background information on the role of the police and crime commissioners, why they were introduced and how they operate.

  1. Strategic policing requirement

    • Policy paper
  2. Policing Protocol Order 2011 (statutory instrument)

    • Policy paper
  3. Police and crime commissioners timeline

    • Guidance
  4. Police and crime commissioner 'Deep Dive' methodology

    • Guidance
  5. Police and crime commissioners: national level communication framework

    • Policy paper
  6. Police and crime commissioners and civil society

    • Policy paper
  7. Police and crime commissioner event presentations

    • Promotional material

PCC elections 2012

These documents are from the PCC elections in 2012.

  1. Police and crime commissioner elections: policy equality statement

    • Policy paper
  2. PCC: Have you got what it takes?

    • Guidance
  3. Police and crime commissioners: campaign resources

    • Promotional material
  4. Returning officers expenses guidance

    • Guidance
  5. What partners need to know

    • Guidance

Guidance for police and crime commissioners

Useful resources on government strategies and guidelines on external communications.

  1. Police and crime commissioners communications handbook

    • Guidance
  2. Guidelines for PCCs on publishing information

    • Guidance
  3. PCC expenses

    • Guidance
  4. Briefing on human trafficking for police and crime commissioners

    • Guidance
  5. Briefing on ending violence against women and girls

    • Guidance
  6. Police innovation fund: bidding form

    • Form

Reports and updates

  1. Independent custody visiting code of practice consultation

    • Consultation outcome
  2. Police and crime commissioners update bulletin

    • Guidance
  3. Police and crime commissioner Deep Dive events: final report

    • Corporate report

Freedom of Information releases

  1. PCC elections 2012: alternative voting system

    • FOI release
  2. Purpose of PCC elections

    • FOI release
  3. Staff and budget for police and crime commissioners

    • FOI release
  4. The introduction of police and crime commissioners

    • FOI release
  5. The role of police and crime commissioners

    • FOI release
  6. Consultation on the wording of the oath or declaration of PCCs

    • FOI release