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The Commissioner within each force area has a statutory duty and electoral mandate to hold the police to account on behalf of the public.
The principal areas of focus where the Commissioner must hold the Chief Constable to account include:
South Wales Police is held to account through a combination of meetings and activity by the Commissioner and the Commissioner’s staff, as well as assurance panels and committees, internal and external audit, the public and stakeholders (in addition to HMICFRS and other external inspectors / scrutiny arrangements). To find out more about these meetings that support the scrutiny and oversight process click here
As part of his regular scrutiny and support of the Chief Constable and the officers and staff of South Wales Police, the Police & Crime Commission…Read More >
In light of the new restrictions announced by the Prime Minister last night, you don’t need the police to tell you to follow the rules. The model for …Read More >
South Wales Police & Crime Commissioner, Rt Hon Alun Michael has praised NHS staff, the police, other emergency services and local government for …Read More >