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Cuts in Counter-Terror Funding

Sep 22 2017

West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner's statement on cuts to Counter-Terrorism funding. &nb…

PCC hosting a summit to tackle the scourge of drugs in the West Midlands

Sep 21 2017

On December 15 2017, Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson is hosting a wide-ranging summit to reach practical and lasting solutions that reduce the harm of drugs in the West Midlands.


Sep 21 2017

184 knives or sharp objects, 2 hand guns and 2 BB guns have been found in weapon surrender bins ac…

West Midlands Restorative Justice Praised

Sep 18 2017

A programme designed to help victims of crime has been praised by a University of Birmingham repor…

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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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