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Update on Police Reforms/Restructure

Meeting: 05/04/2011 - Decision Session - Executive Leader (Item 34)

34 Proposed Changes to the Delivery of Community Safety and Policing in York pdf icon PDF 183 KB

This report outlines North Yorkshire Police and City of York Council proposals to reorganise the delivery structure for Community Safety in York as the two statutory agencies that form part of Safer York Partnership. It also outlines wider police restructuring proposals which has changed the model for policing the City of York and the impact of government proposals for the introduction of elected Police and Crime Commissioners.

 

 

Decision:

RESOLVED:   

 

(i)        That the report be noted.

 

(ii)              That option c be approved:

c)      To undertake work to prepare for the appointment of the Police and Crime Commissioner based on York’s position in relation to North Yorkshire Police Force total crime and Safer York Partnership’s acknowledged credibility as an example of a high performing CSP.  This would include working with the county Task and Finish Group to ensure that York’s position was included within any proposed model for delivery force wide.

Reason: To ensure that York is best place to deliver on its community safety priorities

Minutes:

The Executive Leader considered a report that outlined the North Yorkshire Police and City of York Council proposals to reorganise the delivery structure for Community Safety in York as the two statutory agencies that form part of Safer York Partnership.

 

Officers updated the Leader on the proposed Community Safety Structures which included the creation of three Community Safety hubs based in York, Malton and Harrogate. Each hub would be given nominal geographical responsibilities and would be managed by a sergeant.

 

The Executive Leader considered the impact of the Community Safety Review on Safer York Partnership and the restructure of Safer Neighbourhood Policing.

 

RESOLVED:   (i) That the report be noted.

 

(ii)              That option c be approved:

c)      to undertake work to prepare for the appointment of the Police and Crime Commissioner based on York’s position in relation to North Yorkshire Police Force total crime and Safer York Partnership’s acknowledged credibility as an example of a high performing CSP.  This will include working with the county Task and Finish Group to ensure that York’s position is included within any proposed model for delivery force wide.

Reason: To ensure that York is best place to deliver on its community safety priorities


 

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