Professional Standards and Complaints Monitoring Committee Meeting -
Monday 7 February 2011
A meeting of the Professional Standards and Complaints Monitoring
Committee will be held on Monday 7 February 2011, at 14:00 hrs
in Conference Room, Endeavour House, Woodwater Park, Pynes Hill, Exeter
to which you are requested to attend, to consider the items as detailed on the
Agenda given below.
This meeting will be broadcast live on the Internet and recorded for future
Any papers listed as “to follow”, urgent items or supplementary papers will be
made available as soon as possible and in any event at least 30 minutes before
the start of the meeting.
Dated: 28 January 2011
- Apologies for absence
To receive apologies for absence from Members unable to attend the meeting.
- Declarations of Interest
To recieve any declarations from Members/Officers of personal and/or prejudicial
interests in respect of matters for consideration at this meeting, together with
the appropriate statement on the nature of any such declared interests.
- Chairman's Announcements
- Study of Case Files
This is an opportunity for Members to provide general feedback, make comments
and raise issues arising from the dip sampling session.
- Statistics relating to complaints received from the Police Service
To consider the statistics relating to complaints received by the Police Service
for the period April to december 2010. The Head of Professional Standards will
provide an oral commentary on the statistics at the meeting.
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- Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) Report
The IPCC Commissioner will provide an an oral update on topical issues and
matters of interest.
- Development of a Complaints Handling and Monitoring Strategy
To consider the role of the Committee in relation to the Authority's duties
regarding complaints handling for both the Force and the Authority with the view
to developing a complaints handling and monitoring strategy.
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- Consideration to exclude the Press and Public from Closed Items
Items which may be considered by the Committee with only Members of the Police
Authority, appropriate Officers and expert advisors present, on the grounds that
exempt/confidential information may be disclosed.
- Overview of suspended Officer cases and planned Misconduct Hearings
The Head of Professional Standards will give an oral report providing an
overview of suspended Officer cases and planned Misconduct Hearings.
- Cross-cutting Themes
Each Committee is responsible for ensuring that, in respect of the Committee's
work, activites and decisions, full and proper consideration is given to the
five cross-cutting themes: Performance Management; Equality, Human Rights and
Diversity; Environmental Impact and Sustainability; Risk Management; Value for
Money. The Proffessional Standards & Complaints Monitoring Committee is invited
to discuss its approach to this responsibility.
- Briefing Sheets
There have been no briefing sheets issued that are pertinent to the Professional
Standards and Complaints Monitoring Committee.
Closed Agenda Items
Recommended that the Agenda items detailed in the table
below be considered as closed items
Agenda item No
Overview of suspended Officer cases and planned Misconduct Hearings.
Local Government Act 1972 as amended by the Local Government (access to
information) Act 1985.
Schedule 12A, paragraph