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Scrutiny Panels

Independent scrutiny panels are administered by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) to enable the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) to hold Dorset Police to account in the below areas. The panels have an independent chair and are made up of members of the public together with representatives from the Force and OPCC.

FORMS OF SCRUTINY

Link to our Independent Scrutiny Panels are provided in the links below. 

Independent Custody Visiting Panel 

Independent Audit Committee

Ethics and Appeals Committee

 

Out of Court Disposals Scrutiny Panel

The Out of Court Disposals Scrutiny Panel was set up to ensure that the use of Out of Court Disposals (OoCDs) is appropriate, proportionate, consistent with national and local policy, and considers the victims’ wishes where appropriate.  Members of the panel include an independent chair, representatives from the Criminal Justice and Youth Justice services.  Meetings are also attended by representatives from the Force and the OPCC.  At each meeting the panel consider a random selection of OoCD cases based on a theme which has been decided upon at the previous meeting.

Panel Meeting Summary

Panel Summary Report 17 May 2017

Panel Summary Report 16 August 2017

Panel Summary Report 15 November 2017

Panel Summary Report 21 February 2018

Panel Summary Report 23 May 2018

Panel Summary Report 12 Septmber 2018

Panel Summary Report 12 December 2018

Panel Summary Report 6 March 2019

Panel Summary Report 19 June 2019

Panel Summary Report 4 September 2019

Panel Summary Report 18 December 2019 

Panel Summary Report 11 March 2020

Panel Summary Report 17 June 2020

Panel Summary Report 9 September 2020

Panel Summary Report 9 December 2020

Panel Summary Report 11 March 2021

 

Annual Reports

Annual Report 2017

Annual Report 2018

Annual Report 2019

Annual Report 2020

 

 

 

 

 

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