The Role of the Cleveland Police & Crime Panel (PCP)
The Police & Crime Panel (PCP) has the power to scrutinise PCC activities, including the ability to review the Police & Crime Plan and Annual Report, veto decisions, request PCC papers and call PCCs and Chief Constables to public hearings.
The panel can also seek a professional view from Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary (HMIC) regarding potential dismissals, and will agree on a lead authority to hold central funding and provide scrutiny support.
Local Authorities were invited to nominate Councillor Members for appointment to the PCP, and there is a provision to appoint up to two Independent Members.
The Panel will have the following powers and responsibilities:
Membership of Cleveland Police and Crime Panel
*Not shown is non-political, independent member Paul McGrath.
Agendas and Papers of Cleveland Police & Crime Panel
Click here to view agendas and papers for the Police & Crime Panel for Cleveland
Complaints Against the Police & Crime Commissioner for Cleveland
Full details and guidance about the PCC complaint process is outlined on the website of the Cleveland Police & Crime Panel (follow link)
As of October 29, 2019, the number of complaints received against the Police and Crime Commissioner for Cleveland is SIX.
(Details of these complaints are held and managed solely by the Cleveland Police & Crime Panel)
The Police and Crime Panel has produced an Annual Report to report on their work over a 12-month period.
Cleveland Police and Crime Panel Annual Report 2018/19 (Adobe PDF, 2.89 KB)