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PCC comments on planned EDL protest in Birmingham

Mar 28 2017

West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson comments on the EDL's planned protest …

Funding advice workshop for voluntary groups

Mar 27 2017

Voluntary sector organisations that support the victims of crime can attend a funding advice work…

Assistant PCCs host PAPA meeting

Mar 24 2017

As part of the push for West Midlands Police to reflect the communities it serves, Assistant Polic…

West Midlands PCC statement on Westminster attack

Mar 23 2017

West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson said: "My thoughts are with the victi…

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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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