The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) supports the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) in his work.
The team helps the PCC to deliver the Police and Crime Plan and other statutory duties. As a result, work falls broadly into the following:
- Criminal justice, victims commissioning and partnerships;
- Standards, ethics and scrutiny;
- Communications and community engagement;
- Office management, support and case work;
- Strategic contracting and treasury management;
- Collaborations and partnerships.
There are currently 19 members of staff in the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Lancashire (this figure excludes the PCC)
The gender breakdown of the OPCC is 15 females and 4 males (excluding PCC)
To the knowledge of the OPCC, no staff member is of an ethnic minority
Four members of staff at the OPCC have declared that they consider themselves to have a disability.
Support provided by the Constabulary
Currently staff within Lancashire Constabulary undertake roles and functions on behalf of the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner, in areas such as finance, invoice payments, estates, ICT and HR. These functions are identified within the agreed Scheme of Delegation/Consent.