Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner -  
01234 842064

Accessibility Statement

Accessibility statement for the Bedfordshire Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner Website
 
This accessibility statement applies to -
https://www.bedfordshire.pcc.police.uk/

This website has been created with accessibility issues in mind and where possible this website has been designed to be fully accessible to everyone. Continual reassessment and improvement reviews are undertaken on this website to maintain accessibility.

This website is run by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:
·        change colours, contrast levels and fonts
·        zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
·        navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
·        navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
·        listen to most of the website using a screen reader

We have also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

How accessible is this website?

The OPCC has purchased the ‘Recite ME’ tool. The ‘Recite Me’ Tool allows visitors to customise the website in ways which work best for them. Providing tools such as, a screen reader, translation tools, reading support and the ability to make styling changes.
We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible, however we are currently working through these issues.

Feedback and contact information

If you require information on this website in a different format:
·        please email –
pcc@bedfordshire.pnn.police.uk
·        call – 01234 842064

We will consider your request and get back to you as soon as possible.
If you cannot view the map on our ‘contact us’ page -
https://www.bedfordshire.pcc.police.uk/contact-kathryn-holloway-beds-pcc, call or email us for directions (contact details listed above)

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We are always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this statement or think we are not meeting accessibility requirements, contact us using the following:
·        please email –
pcc@bedfordshire.pnn.police.uk
·        call – 01234 842064 and ask for the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner Communications Team.
 
Enforcement procedure

If you remain unhappy once you have reported concerns surrounding accessibility and believe that action has not been taken. The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you are not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS). You can do this by visiting their website -
https://www.equalityadvisoryservice.com/

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Bedfordshire is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.
The OPCC will undergo an Accessibility Audit on the:
·        17th September 2020
·        18th September 2020
·        and 23rd September 2020    

Then a report will be received on the 30th September 2020, highlighting any accessibility errors which need to be addressed by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner. The recommendations will be reviewed fully and actioned where possible. This will reach completion by the 2nd November 2020. We are unable to state where we are not compliant as we are still awaiting the findings of the Audit Report.

This statement was prepared on 21 September 2020. It was last reviewed on 21 September 2020.

This website was last tested on 17th September 2020 and 18th September 2020. The test was carried out by AbilityNet.

You can read the full accessibility test report [will be available when audit has been completed].