Independent report

The use of targets in policing

An independent review of the use of targets in policing by Chief Superintendent Irene Curtis.

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An independent review of the use of targets in policing by Chief Superintendent Irene Curtis.

The review includes:

  • examples of current practice in performance management
  • problems with the use of numerical targets
  • evidence to help improve performance measurement practices across policing

It also makes recommendations for:

  • chief constables
  • police and crime commissioners
  • the College of Policing
  • Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary
  • the Home Office