Police and Crime Commissioners are in the news from time to time. But did you know that dedicated panels have been set up to scrutinse their work? And, as always, there is a communications job to be done.
by Helen Fincher
In November 2012, Police and Crime Commissioners were elected for every police force area in England and Wales outside London
Police and Crime Panels were also set up to scrutinise the actions and decisions of Commissioners and make sure information is available for the public, enabling Panels to hold Commissioners to account.