Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner -  
01234 842064
 

Meet the Team

The Police and Crime Commissioner's role is a busy one, but she is supported by an Executive Team who help to shape the delivery of the policing agenda across the county and help action key executive decisions on a daily basis, and a team of Administrative staff. Together they make up the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC).

PCC Salary £71,400

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 The Role of the Police and Crime Commissioner
 
 

Justine Currell - Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner

Justine has agreed to help the PCC on two to three days per month on a voluntary, unsalaried, basis.

Justine will replace the PCC at meetings dealing with her own specialist area of Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery and will assist Commissioner Holloway, on an occasional basis, with some of the key set governance and information meetings required of the PCC, or her representative, including, but not limited to:-
 
*The Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire Tri-force Alliance
 
*The Seven Force Eastern Regional Alliance
 
* The Eastern Region Special Operations Unit
 
* The Criminal Justice Board
 
* General meetings of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC)
 
* APCC Portfolio meetings on International Policing, for which Commissioner Holloway is the national lead
 
* APCC Portfolio meetings on the Strategic Policing Requirement priorities set by the Home Secretary for which she is    the national lead, such as Child Sexual Exploitation
 
* Briefings from the National Crime Agency and other policing or victims' organisations
 
* Executive meetings of the 3 county Community Safety Partnerships
 
* Stop and Search Scrutiny Panels


Justine.Currell@bedfordshire.pnn.police.uk

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Clare Kelly - Chief Executive

Clare KELLY, is currently the Chief Executive at the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner in Bedfordshire and has had a previous 15 year history working within Bedfordshire Police.

After graduating in Criminology, Clare spent her first five years with the Force at the sharp end of directing Response officers, as what was then called an FCR “operative,” as a call handler. She moved on to become Staff Officer to a Chief Superintendent, before completing postgraduate studies in police-related research and data management.

Clare worked extensively as a Project Manager within the Force, before taking on the Head of Corporate role. In this post, she was pivotal in helping the Force to understand how better to recruit a workforce which looks and sounds more like our public, in terms of diversity.

She is the co-chair of the Women’s Network of Bedfordshire where she has enjoyed supporting colleagues with personal and professional goals. 

The Chief of Staff's Salary is £ 78,000 pro rata.

Role Profile

clare.kelly@bedfordshire.pnn.police.uk

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Val Ross - Delivery Manager

 

Val is the OPCC Delivery Manager, working closely with the Chief of Staff to ensure the OPCC delivers on its priorities.

val.ross@bedfordshire.pnn.police.uk

 

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Simon Powell - Head Of Victim Support & Community Grant

Simon is the Head of Victim Care and manages the Signpost Hub.

Simon.Powell2@bedfordshire.pnn.police.uk

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Phil McCarthy - Project Manager

Phil manages projects set by the OPCC Chief of Staff to support the PCC's priority area objectives.

phil.mccarthy@bedfordshire.pnn.police.uk


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Antonina Belcheva - Commissioning Officer

Antonina provides strategic and tactical coordination to support Bedfordshire’s serious youth violence, gangs and serious organised crime partnership. Supporting the annual commissioning process and ensuring compliance with policy and process throughout the year on commissioning. Working with the commissioned individuals or organisations to ensure delivery of objectives agreed.

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Antonina.Belcheva@bedfordshire.pnn.police.uk 

 

Katie Beaumont - Transparency Manager

Katie assists the Chief Executive with all compliance and governance issues. She leads on all complaints which are received from the public. Katie is also the Eastern Regional Lead for the Independent Custody Visiting Scheme.

katie.beaumont@bedfordshire.pnn.police.uk

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Grace Foster - Public Information Officer

Grace is responsible for media enquiries, issuing press releases and promoting the work of the OPCC. Grace also works with the Force, working on portfolios and campaigns such as collaborative working, restorative justive and crime reduction.

Grace.Foster-Wakeling@bedfordshire.pnn.police.uk

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Zoe-Jade Fraser - Events, Community, Partner and Youth Engagement Officer

 Zoe is the Events, Community, Partner and Youth Engagement Officer for the OPCC. She is responsible for organising community events and engaging with partners in line with the PCC priorities.

Zoe-Jade.Fraser@bedfordshire.police.uk

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Mary Robinson - Contacts Officer

Mary is responsible for dealing with all lower level complaints received by the OPCC and liasing with the Force to ensure they are dealt with.

mary.robinson2@bedfordshire.pnn.police.uk

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Staff Facts and Figures

The proportion of staff who:

8 Full time members of staff, including the PCC
1 Part time member of staff
1 Member of staff is a volunteer


 
  • are women:  9 members  - 82% / are men: 2 members - 18%
  • are members of an ethnic minority: Declared 0%
  • have a disability within the meaning of section 6 of the Equality Act 2010: Declared 0%
 




 
 

Chief Constable - Garry Forsyth

 

Organisation Chart