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Community Engagement: The Police Perspective Chief Constable Simon Cole ACPO lead for Local Policing and Partnerships Business Area ACPO lead for Mental Health and Disability Portfolio. Sir Geoffrey Dear .

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Community engagement the police perspective chief constable simon cole acpo lead for local policing and partnerships b

Community Engagement: The Police Perspective

Chief Constable Simon Cole

ACPO lead for Local Policing and Partnerships Business Area

ACPO lead for Mental Health and Disability Portfolio


Community engagement the police perspective chief constable simon cole acpo lead for local policing and partnerships b

  • Sir Geoffrey Dear


Community engagement the police perspective chief constable simon cole acpo lead for local policing and partnerships b

The ability of the police to perform their duties is dependent upon the public approval of police actions. Police must secure the willing co-operation of the public in voluntary observation of the law to be able to secure and maintain the respect of the public.

The degree of co-operation of the public that can be secured diminishes proportionately to the necessity of the use of physical force. Police seek and preserve public favour not by catering to public opinion, but by constantly demonstrating absolute impartial service to the law.

Robert Peel


Community engagement the police perspective chief constable simon cole acpo lead for local policing and partnerships b

Confidence (BCS)


Community engagement the police perspective chief constable simon cole acpo lead for local policing and partnerships b

79% of respondents said they trusted the police very or fairly strongly

The Guardian 24th September 2012

Total of 3,976,312 recorded crimes for the year ending March 2012 was - a year-on-year fall of 4.2%


Transparency

Transparency

Openness

= LEGITIMACY

Communication

Accountability


Community engagement the police perspective chief constable simon cole acpo lead for local policing and partnerships b

‘If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got’

Henry Ford


Physical presence and accessibility

Physical presence and accessibility


Neighbourhood policing engagement

Neighbourhood Policing-Engagement

There are over 3,600 Neighbourhood Police Teams nationally

Street Briefings

Joint Action Groups

Information Collation and Sharing

Partnerships

Problem Solving

Local Surveys

www.police.uk


Dutch policing

Dutch Policing


Special constables

Special Constables

  • 20,300 Special Constables nationally give over 5,000,000 hours nationally


Community engagement the police perspective chief constable simon cole acpo lead for local policing and partnerships b

Volunteers

  • 10,000 Police Volunteers give 800,000 hours nationally.


Neighbourhood watch

Neighbourhood Watch

Over 158,000 Neighbourhood Watch schemes nationally include:

Street watch/Street pastors

Home Watch

Business Watch

Farm Watch

Shop Watch

Faith Watch

Forecourt Watch

School Watch

Allotment Watch

Land Watch

Horse Watch

All to encourage neighbourliness and closer communities


Transparency1

Transparency

‘…..transparency within British policing is a ‘step change’ above anywhere else in the western world and indeed further afield, we should be quite proud of that’.

Sir Hugh Orde


Police transparency

Police Transparency

Op Peninsula


Police transparency1

Police Transparency

Silver Advisory Group created which included community leaders, faith leaders, council representatives and independent advisors.

Local Radio invited in to Silver Control

Community Mediators

Lay Visitors in custody

Dip sampling of complaints

Wider community consulted and information mapped

Independent Observers accompanied officers at demonstrations made up of PA members, Community and Faith leaders, local councillors


Familiarity breeds consent

‘Familiarity Breeds Consent……’

‘Social Media isn’t good, or bad. It just is. It can help rioters to organise, and it can help the police connect with communities. It isn’t the answer to improving police-community relations, nor the mechanism by which the police should engage with the public. It is, however, an effective new avenue to reach people who want to understand, and engage with, policing in their areas’

Kate Lloyd, Delivery Analyst, NPIA


Community engagement the police perspective chief constable simon cole acpo lead for local policing and partnerships b

Simon Cole (@CCLeicsPolice)06/10/2012 15:32Ideas please........examples of innovative ways of connecting police and public?


Community engagement the police perspective chief constable simon cole acpo lead for local policing and partnerships b

Constable Chaos (@ConstableChaos)06/10/2012 15:[email protected] I'll just say one hashtag #CoverForGMP

Oakham Police (@OakhamPolice)06/10/2012 21:[email protected]#Surrey#police use a mobile app which connects public with #safer neighbourhood teams great idea.

Jane Fleming (@fleming77)07/10/2012 19:[email protected] Storify’

Simon Cole (@CCLeicsPolice)06/10/2012 15:32Ideas please........examples of innovative ways of connecting police and public?

David Watts (@DavidWatts12)07/10/2012 19:[email protected] the police station into the council offices along with the CAB’

the cabbie (@RandomCabs)07/10/2012 20:[email protected] a taxi watch scheme-we see all’

‘partnerships with youth, sports, other social groups & key individuals to get messages out to new audience i.e …blogs, Facebook, twitter….needs to be focused, appropriate, necessary and interesting…good way to reach those we have found hard to get previously’


Community engagement the police perspective chief constable simon cole acpo lead for local policing and partnerships b

joarundale (@diversitysgt)06/10/2012 16:[email protected] IAG & local groups connect us on strategic and local issues representatives from wide range/charities/3rd sector

Leics NHW (@leicsnhw)07/10/2012 21:[email protected]@leicsnhw using the amazing scheme tools which NHW have access to via Neighbourhood Alert

Victoria Bleazard (@VictoriBleazard)06/10/2012 15:[email protected] W Mids Police asked @Rethink_ for views of ppl w MI 2yrs ago & residents I met v impressed w police for going to this effort

Lena Samuels (@lenasamuels)06/10/2012 15:[email protected] community focus groups, online blogs, ambassadors, offer day in life of opportunities, get media students to film pod casts..

Zoe Pursey (@z_pursey)06/10/2012 16:[email protected] Use of phone app

St Matthews police (@LPStMatthews)06/10/2012 23:[email protected] what about bobby bingo we ran on the St matthews thisisleicestershire.co.uk/Beat-bobby-bin…


Community engagement the police perspective chief constable simon cole acpo lead for local policing and partnerships b

PC Nicola Hughes and PC Fiona Bone

Public support with more than 48,800 messages of condolence on website.

Thousands of police and public line the street…standing shoulder to shoulder


New governance new opportunities

New Governance/New Opportunities

Public Debate on Policing

Appointing Chief Constables-Role of Public

Enhanced focus on what local people want

One to one professional relationship

Better cross agency join up on key issues:

-Drink

-Drugs

-Mental Health

-Offender Management

-Criminal Justice

Advocacy


Community engagement the police perspective chief constable simon cole acpo lead for local policing and partnerships b

‘The fact that the British Police are answerable to the law, that we act on behalf of the community and not under the mantle of Government, makes us the least powerful, the most accountable and therefore the most acceptable police service in the world’

Sir Robert Mark


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