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PCC Blog: Successful summit on unauthorised traveller camps

Feb 22 2017


Unauthorised traveller encampments have been an issue for so many people for so many years…

PCC funds conference on forced marriage and honour-based violence after service helps 551 people

Feb 17 2017

West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson funded and opened a conf…

Going once! Criminals’ ill-gotten gains go under the hammer

Feb 17 2017



Rolex watches, gold chains and a Galliano blazer are among 80 items stripped…

Top councillors tour Lloyd House

Feb 16 2017

A high-level group of councillors and members of the Police and Crime Panel, visited the newly-refurbished West Midlands Police Headquarters with Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson and Chief Constable Dave Thompson.

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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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