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The Commissioner within each force area has a statutory duty and electoral mandate to hold the police to account on behalf of the public.
The principal areas of focus where the Commissioner must hold the Chief Constable to account include:
South Wales Police is held to account through a combination of meetings and activity by the Commissioner and the Commissioner’s staff, as well as assurance panels and committees, internal and external audit, the public and stakeholders (in addition to HMICFRS and other external inspectors / scrutiny arrangements). To find out more about these meetings that support the scrutiny and oversight process click here
The South Wales Police and Crime Panel has agreed to increase the police precept which will be used to tackle serious violence and organised crime, to…Read More >
On the 10th December, Police & Crime Commissioner Alun Michael and Deputy Chief Constable Jeremy Vaughan were pleased to join The Future Generatio…Read More >
We are delighted to announce that we are now an accredited Living Wage Employer. This means that every member of staff working for the South Wales Pol…Read More >