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HMICFRS Reports

HMIC has changed its name to HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS)


The Police and Crime Commissioner has a statutory obligation to comment on reports published by HMICFRS (formerly HMIC) regarding policing matters.

The HMICFRS website contains all their publications

The reports relating to Nottinghamshire can be found below, together with the relevant reponses:- 

HMIC AND HMICFRS Reports
 Report Date of Report Response

PEEL: Police effectiveness 2016 - Nottinghamshire Police

As part of our annual inspections of police effectiveness, efficiency and legitimacy (PEEL), Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) assesses the effectiveness of police forces across England and Wales. 

An effective police force is one which keeps people safe and reduces crime. These are the most important responsibilities for a police force, and the principal measures by which the public judge the performance of their force and policing as a whole.

2nd March 2017

 PCC Response

PEEL: Police leadership 2016 - Nottinghamshire Police

As part of its annual inspections of police effectiveness, efficiency, legitimacy and leadership (PEEL), Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) assesses the leadership of police forces across England and Wales.  

Police leadership is crucial in enabling a force to be effective, efficient and legitimate. The inspection is focused on how a force understands, develops and displays leadership through its organisational development and is based on the recent ‘Guiding Principles’ developed by the National Police Chiefs’ Council, the College of Policing and HMIC.

8th December 2016

 PCC Response

PEEL: Police legitimacy 2016 - Nottinghamshire Police

As part of its annual inspections of police effectiveness, efficiency, legitimacy and leadership (PEEL), Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) assesses the legitimacy of police forces across England and Wales.

Police legitimacy – a concept that is well established in the UK as ‘policing by consent’ – is crucial in a democratic society. The police have powers to act in ways that would be considered illegal by any other member of the public (for example, by using force or depriving people of their liberty). It is therefore vital that they use these powers fairly, and that they treat people with respect in the course of their duties. 

8th December 2016

 PCC Response

PEEL: Police efficiency 2016 - Nottinghamshire Police

As part of its annual inspections into police effectiveness, efficiency and legitimacy (PEEL), HMIC assesses the efficiency of police forces across England and Wales.

Forces need to continue to make efficiencies and invest resources wisely in order to maintain a focus on reducing crime and keeping their communities safe. HMIC considers that a police force is efficient if it is making the best use of its resources to provide policing services that meet expectation and follow public priorities, and if it is planning and investing wisely for the future.

3rd November 2016

 PCC Response

Missing Children: who cares? The police response to missing and absent children

Each year thousands of children go missing from their homes. Although the majority of them return home or are found soon after, all children who go missing are potentially at risk of harm, and a significant number, because of their circumstances, will face the risk of sexual, criminal or economic exploitation.

Responding to missing incidents places a high demand on police time, but the consequences of not investigating cases can be extremely serious, leaving some children at risk of exploitation and/or significant harm.

23rd March 2016

 PCC Response

PEEL: Police effectiveness 2015 - Nottinghamshire Police

As part of its annual inspections into police effectiveness, efficiency and legitimacy (PEEL), HMIC’s effectiveness programme assessed how effective the force is at keeping people safe and reducing crime and anti-social behaviour. This inspection focused on four aspects of policing: preventing crime and anti-social behaviour; investigating crime and managing offenders; protecting vulnerable people and supporting victims; and tackling serious and organised crime.

18th February 2016

 PCC Response

PEEL: Police legitimacy 2015 - Nottinghamshire Police

As part of its annual inspections into police effectiveness, efficiency and legitimacy (PEEL), HMIC’s legitimacy programme assessed how legitimate the force is at keeping people safe and reducing crime. The inspection focused on whether a force was consistently behaving in a way that is fair, reasonable, effective and lawful, and if it has the consent of the public. HMIC assessed legitimacy at a force level, as well as drawing out overarching themes on a national level which are set out in the national overview.

11th February 2016

 PCC Response

PEEL: Police effectiveness 2015 (Vulnerability) - Nottinghamshire Police

As part of its annual inspections into police effectiveness, efficiency and legitimacy (PEEL), HMIC’s effectiveness programme assessed how well forces keep people safe and reduce crime. Within this programme, HMIC’s vulnerability inspection examined the overall question, ‘How effective are forces at protecting from harm those who are vulnerable, and supporting victims?’. We have considered in depth how forces respond to and support missing and absent children and victims of domestic abuse, and assessed how well prepared forces are to respond to and safeguard children at risk of sexual exploitation.

The remaining effectiveness findings and the legitimacy report will be published in Spring 2016. The efficiency inspection was published on 20 October 2015.

15th December 2015

 PCC Response

Increasingly everyone's business: A progress report on the police response to domestic abuse

In March 2014, HMIC published Everyone’s business: Improving the police response to domestic abuse. This report found significant weaknesses in the service provided to victims of domestic abuse, and made a series of recommendations aimed at helping forces to improve.

Between June and August 2015, as part of its PEEL: Effectiveness inspection programme, HMIC visited every police force in England and Wales to assess the progress they had made in responding to and protecting victims of domestic abuse since ‘Everyone’s business’ came out.

15th December 2015

 PCC Response

The depths of dishonour: Hidden voices and shameful crimes

An inspection of the police respone to honour-based violence, forced marriage and femal genital mutilation.

8th December 2015

 PCC Response

Regional Organised Crime Units: A review of capability and effectiveness

Regional Organised Crime Units (ROCUs) provide a range of specialist policing capabilities at a regional level, which help forces to tackle serious and organised crime effectively.

This inspection forms part of HMIC’s police effectiveness, efficiency and legitimacy (PEEL) inspection programme, an annual assessment of how efficiently, effectively, and legitimately police forces serve the public. 

1st December 2015

 PCC Response

Witness for the prosecution: Identifying victim and witness vulnerability in criminal case files

This report sets out the findings of a review of the quality of criminal case files. It examines how effective the police are in providing accurate information of the circumstances of the case, identifying the vulnerability of victims and witnesses, and assessing and managing risks so the needs of witnesses and victims are met.

12th November 2015

PCC Response

PEEL: Police Efficiency 2015

This inspection looked at how well forces understand the demand for their service and how well they match their resources to that demand and provides an assessment of their efficiency.

20th October 2015

PCC Response

Targeting the risk

An inspection of the efficiency and effectiveness of firearms licensing in Police Forces in England and Wales

15th September 2015

PCC Response

Building the Picture: An Inspection of police information management

July 2015

PCC Response

Responding to Austerity: Progress Report

29th May 2015

PCC Response

Stop and Search Powers 2:

Are the police using them effectively and fairly?

March 2015

PCC Response

National Child Protection Inspections

This report is a summary of the findings of an inspection of child protection services in Nottinghamshire Police which took place in September 2014

 11th February 2015

PCC Response

An inspection on the effectiveness and efficiency of the single counter-terrorism grant in the East Midlands region

December 2014

Response to East Midlands Counter Terrorism Report

Responding to Austerity

July 2014

PCC Response

The Strategic Policing Requirement
An inspection of how police forces in England and Wales deal
with threats to public order

12th Jun 2014

PCC Response - Strategic Policing Requirement - Public Order 

The Strategic Policing Requirement
An inspection of the arrangements that police forces have in place to meet the Strategic Policing Requirement

10th Apr 2014

PCC Response - Strategic Policing Requirement 

Nottinghamshire Police's approach to tackling domestic abuse

27th Mar 2014

PCC Response - Nottinghamshire Police's approach to tackling DA 

Policing in Austerity:
Rising to the Challenge

 

July 2013

Nottinghamshire Police's Response
to the Funding Challenge

PCC Response - 30th October 2013

Stop & Search Powers:
Are the Police using them effecively and fairly?

July 2013

PCC Response - 31st December 2013

Working Together
A review of the arrangements for collaboration between the five East Midlands police forces, commissioned by the police and crime commissioners for the region

12th Nov 2013 

PCC Response - Collaboration

A Criminal Use of Police Cells?
The use of police custody as a place of safety for people with mental health needs

20th June 2013

PCC Response - Criminal use of police cells 

Stop the Drift 2
A Continuing Focus on 21st Century Crimnal Justice (a joint review by HMIC and HMCPSI)

4th June 2013

PCC Response - Stop the Drift

"Mistakes were made"
HMIC's review into allegations and intelligence material concerning Jimmy Savile between 1964 and 2012

12th Mar 2013

PCC Response - Mistakes Were Made

 

 
 
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