Guidance

Candidate briefing: PCC roles and responsibilities

These candidate briefings available to download below cover the roles and responsibilities of the police and crime commissioner. 

Documents

Complaints (PDF file - 355kb)

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Managing staff transfers

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The Association of Police and Crime Commissioners

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Delivering through your chief executive and monitoring officer

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Applying and demonstrating strong governance

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To publicly account for your decisions

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Your role as police and crime commissioner

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Balancing the books

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Providing a national policing response

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Setting and accounting for the force budget

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To be transparent

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Working with other PCCs and forces

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Working with and holding your chief constable to account

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Detail

The candidate information includes:

  • an explanation of the legal duties of a PCC
  • the relationship between a PCC and the role of the Chief Constable and police and crime panels
  • an overview of some of the key documents governing the office of police and crime commissioner within each force area

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