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PCC launches Victims Fund and urges local groups to apply

Apr 27 2017

A Victims Fund bringing benefits to victims of crime is being re-opened by West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson.

Thousands of vehicles seized during WMP crackdown on uninsured drivers

Apr 26 2017

More than 12,000 vehicles were seized by West Midlands Police in just 12 months as part of a crackdown on uninsured and unlicensed drivers.

£40,000 Active Citizens Fund boost for Walsall

Apr 24 2017


The Police and Crime Commissioner's Active Citizens Fund has distributed £40,000 to good…

New police vehicles to be converted by MacNeillie in Walsall

Apr 20 2017


West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson visited MacNeillie in Walsall,…

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Police and Crime Plan

The law requires every PCC to have a Police and Crime Plan, detailing the policing to be provided and the PCC's objectives.

David Jamieson's 2016-2020 Police and Crime Plan, Your Police Your Priorities is here.

The PCC's plan is split into seven key areas:

Protecting from harm

Supporting victims of crime

Building trust and confidence in our police

Strengthening communities and growing the economy

Building a modern police service

Standing up for young people

Tackling national and international threats

Police and Crime Plan 2016-2020

West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner

The Police and Crime Commissioner must ensure an efficient and effective police force in our area.

They set the priorities for the Force, decide the budget, and hold the Chief Constable to account.


In order to fulfil these roles, the PCC has a range of powers and responsibilities, including:

  • The production of a Police and Crime Plan
  • Setting the policing precept
  • The appointment and, if necessary, the dismissal the Chief Constable
  • Can make Crime and Disorder Reduction Grants
  • Oversight in how complaints against the police are managed
  • Duties relating to national criminal threats, safeguarding of children, and consulting the public
  • Roles in ensuring the effectiveness of the wider criminal justice system

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