Scheme of Governance

Policies and Procedures

Memorandum of Understanding

The Act requires Police and Crime Commissioners to consider what staff they and the Chief Constable require to discharge their functions and to consult with the CC.

Code of Governance Framework

Statement of Corporate Governance for the Police and Crime Commissioner for Lancashire and the Chief Constable of Lancashire.

Financial Regulations – under review

Each Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) and their respective Chief Constable is established in law as a corporation sole under the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 (2011 Act).

Standing orders relating to contracts

All contracts made by the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) shall comply with the following provisions of these Standing Orders.

Record Retention and Disposal Policy

View the Record Retention and Disposal Policy

Information Sharing Policy

View the Information Sharing Policy

Strategic Policing Requirement

View the Strategic Policing Requirement

Social Media Policy

Social media guidelines and rules of engagement

Complaints Procedure

If you would like to raise a complaint against the PCC, the Chief Executive of the Office of the PCC, the Chief Constable, or a member of staff at the Office of the PCC for Lancashire please take a look at our complaints procedure.

Whistle Blowing Policy

A statement of policy in relation to the handling of qualifying disclosures (a “whistleblowing” process for employees of the Office of the PCC)

The Code of Practice for Victims

The revised Victims’ Code (December 2013) lists out the key entitlements that victims of criminal conduct are entitled to and is available to download on the GOV.UK website. You can give feedback about the code by submitting our feedback form.

Victims and Witnesses Strategy

The Victims and Witnesses Strategy sets out the Commissioners ten key outcomes for victims and witnesses which will be supported by the commissioning of victim and witness services and by working with criminal justice partners to deliver a more co-ordinated approach to supporting victims and witnesses.

The Witness Charter

The Witness Charter sets out how you can expect to be treated by the police if you are witness to a crime or incident and if you are asked to give evidence in a criminal court.

Ethics and Integrity

Ethics and integrity

National Fraud Initiative 2016

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Lancashire is required by law to protect the public funds it administers.

Estate Strategy

The Estates-General OR was undertaken in 2010 by the Estates Department. A rationalisation process was created to identify properties which were not fit for modern-day policing methods and expensive/inefficient to run.

Procurement Strategy

Procurement is one of the key areas in supporting the Police and Crime Commissioner and the Chief Constable in the Constabulary’s overall approach to the delivery of operational policing.

Social Value Policy

The Office of The Police and Crime Commissioner for Lancashire (OPCC) and Lancashire Constabulary recognises the important role they can play in enabling sustainable development through their procurement and commissioning activity.

Social Media

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