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Independent Scrutiny Panel Volunteers

Recruitment is currently closed.

About Independent Scrutiny Panels 

The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) hosts a range of Independent Scrutiny Panels to assist him in scrutinising the work of Dorset Police, including providing them with recommendations for future improvements. These Independent Scrutiny Panels currently cover the following areas; Customer Service, Out of Court Disposals, Stop & Search and Use of Force. A further panel relating to Hate Crime is currently being developed. Further information about the Panels, including meeting summaries, can be found on our Scrutiny Panel webpage.

All volunteers must be 

  • Aged 18+
  • English speaking 
  • UK resident for 3+ years 
  • Currently live or work in Dorset 

 Key Skills

  • Effective Communication
  • Respect for Equality and Diversity 
  • Teamworking
  • Resilience
  • Integrity
  • Ability to Scrutinise


further information

The following documents will provide you with further information on our Scrutiny Panels and an application form to complete and return to us. 

About Current Scrutiny Panels

Panel Information 

Person Specification

Application Guidance Notes - this is important to read before you complete the application form.

Application Form and Equality Monitoring Questionnaire



Confirmation Required