Worcestershire is generally a safe place to live and work and
Worcestershire County Council recognises that Community Safety
affects all our lives. People need to feel safe in their homes,
workplaces and neighbourhoods, and this means developing stronger,
confident and more cohesive communities.
Find out more:
Police and Crime Commissioners
On 15th November 2012 the general public had the
opportunity to elect a Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for
West Mercia. The PCC's main responsibilities include:-
- Setting the strategic direction and accountability for
- Working with partners to prevent and tackle crime and
- Invoking the voice of the public, the vulnerable and
- Contributing to resourcing of policing response to regional and
- Ensuring value for money
More information about Police and Crime Commissioners can be
found on www.westmercia-pcc.gov.uk/
Police and Crime Panels
The Police and Crime Panel (PCP) will scrutinise the actions and
decisions of the West Mercia PCC and make sure information is
available for the public, enabling them to hold the PCC to account.
The West Mercia PCP is made up of 15 elected members, reflecting a
geographical and political balance for the region with each local
authority area of West Mercia being represented by at least one
member. There will also be 2 co-opted lay members who will bring
additional expertise to the panel. Worcestershire County Council
has been appointed as the host authority for the West Mercia
More information visit the Police and
Crime Panel web page.
This page was last reviewed 14 May 2013 at 11:36.
The page is next due for review 10 November 2014.