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 Commissioner Priorities

Paddy Tipping wants to listen to you and the communities he is elected to serve. He has made a number of pledges that both he and his team are working towards.  He has pledged to:-

  • Protect, support and respond to victims, witnesses and vulnerable people

  • Focus on local areas most affected by crime and disorder

  • Reduce the impact of substance misuse on levels of crime and disorder

  • Prevent offending and reduce re-offending

  • Improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the criminal justice process

  • Reduce the local threat from organised crime

  • Spend your money wisely

  • Fight for extra resources for our Police force who are facing budget cuts

  • Enhance neighbourhood policing by employing an extra 150 Police Officers and 100 more PCSOs

  • Work with local councils and others to cut anti social behaviour by 50%

  • Make sure that victims of crime are treated as people rather than cases

  • Give extra priority to domestic violence and crimes against women

He has a number of key responsibilities as your Police and Crime Commissioner. You can learn more about these duties by visiting the 'Commissioner Responsibilities' page.