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PCC/D/017

KEY DECISION
POLICE AND CRIME COMMISSIONER FOR BEDFORDSHIRE
Title and Reference – PCC/D/017
Subject: Information Schedule
Report of: Police and Crime Commissioner
Date: 15.09.2021
Summary:
PCC Festus Akinbusoye has pledged to make information readily available for the public to review to try and reduce the number of FOIs received by the OPCC and Force. This will go beyond which is required in the Specified Information Order.
The PCC has asked the Force Exec to provide information so that the OPCC can publish this information on the website – this was agreed 01.07.2021 during Strategic Board that the Force would provide the information required.
A schedule and template have been drafted for the Force to complete.
The information needed is shown in the below chart.

On the 26.08.2021 (Strategic Board) information had been submitted to the OPCC, which was published on the website – https://www.bedfordshire.pcc.police.uk/holding-force-to-account/

On the 30.09.2021 (Strategic Board) information will be published which has been shown in the below report to be published quarterly.

 Force Data – Retention Figures – including protected characteristics data Monthly (3rd week of each month) – in line with Strategic Board.

Force Data – Demographic of Officers Monthly (3rd week of each month) – in line with Strategic Board.

Force Data – Number of officers recruited – including protected characteristics data Monthly (3rd week of each month) – in line with Strategic Board.

Force Data – Community Policing Numbers Monthly (3rd week of each month) – in line with Strategic Board.

Force Data – Clare’s Law – number of requests and average length of time to respond to requests Quarterly – September/December/March/June

Force Data – Stop and Search Data and info graphics – including find rates Quarterly – September/December/March/June

Force – Specified Information Order – National Priorities for Policing – A statement on how their force is performing in relation to key national priorities for policing (the new National Police Outcomes Framework); These measures fall under the following headings: – Reduce murder and other homicides – Reduce serious violence – Disrupt drugs supply and county lines – Reduce neighbourhood crime – Tackle cyber crime – Improve satisfaction among victims – with a particular focus on victims of domestic abuse Quarterly – September/December/March/June

Force – Specified Information Order – Victim Satisfaction Monthly (3rd week of each month) – in line with Strategic Board.

Force – Specified Information Order – Specials Review Monthly (3rd week of each month) – in line with Strategic Board.

Force – Specified Information Order – Police Data Trends and complaints Monthly (3rd week of each month) – in line with Strategic Board.

Force – Specified Information Order – Police Data trends Verbal Update within Strategic Board – formally minuted

Force – Specified Information Order – VERU information/trends Monthly (3rd week of each month) – in line with Strategic Board.

Force – Response times – 101 and 999 calls Monthly (3rd week of each month) – in line with Strategic Board.

Recommendation:
To note decision
Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner
I hereby approve the recommendations above.