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Protective Services Committee

Committee Details

  • Number of Members: 9
  • Number of Scheduled Meetings: 2 per year
  • Open to the Press and Public: Yes
  • Decision Making:Yes
  • Lead Officer: Eelke Zoestbergen
  • Purpose / Scope: Is to contribute to the activity of the Authority and decision making processes to ensure that corporate outcomes are delivered in accordance with the strategic plan, specifically to provide oversight and scrutiny regarding all matters pertaining to protective services; with the aim of ensuring there is capability, capacity and resilience to deliver protective services policing for the people of Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly in a manner that meets or exceeds the NPIA minimum standards, is effective, and provides value for money.

There are currently no published meeting dates for this meeting body, please check the archives for informtation on older meetings.

Please see below

Committee Defined in Greater Detail

Special Notes:

Protective Services includes the following operational areas: Civil Contingencies; Counter terrorism; critical Incidents; Domestic Extremism; Firearms; Major Crime; Organised Crime; Protecting Vulnerable People; Public Order; Roads Policing

Related Police Service Departments:

Crime, Operations

Links to Strategic Plan:

Priorities:
  • Improving Public Confidence
  • Ensuring Improved Policing for the Future
  • Listening and Responding to Communities
  • Achieving Value for Money
Actions:
  • Effective performance and scrutiny, support and challenge
  • Understanding our communities and working with partners to ensure delivery of continuously improving police services
  • Focussing on Value For Money in reassuring an efficient and effective police service

Terms of Reference and Delegated Powers

Cross-Cutting Issues

  • To ensure, in respect of the Committee’s terms of reference, work and activities that full and proper consideration is given to the implications and / or relevance of matters impacting upon the Authority’s duty to promote equality and diversity.
  • To ensure, in respect of the Authority’s work and activities that full and proper consideration is given to the implications and / or relevance of decisions in respect of Human Rights legislation
  • To have oversight and scrutiny of entries on the Police Authority’s risk register pertaining to the work of the committee and to make recommendations regarding such entries to the Police Authority’s Chief Executive.
  • To scrutinise the performance of the police service on matters relating to topics within the committee’s remit, using information from a variety of sources including local performance indicators, consultation and community engagement findings, audit and inspection reports and benchmarking data.
  • To challenge weak performance and monitor action plans for securing improvements or building on strengths on matters relating to topics within the committee’s remit
  • To ensure, in respect of the Committee’s work, activities and decisions, that full and proper consideration is given to environmental impact and sustainability.
  • To ensure, in respect of the Committee’s work, activities and decisions, that full and proper consideration is given to obtaining and delivering value for money.

Oversight and Scrutiny of Protective Services

  • To provide effective oversight of the protective services provision, performance and resilience for existing and developing threats and risks.
  • To ensure that communities in the Authority’s area are kept aware, as appropriate, of information and activity relating to counter-terrorism.
  • to ensure that the Authority complies with its duties relating to children and young people arising from the Children Act 2004

General

Responding to consultation documents from outside bodies on matters that fall within the Committee’s remit.

Archive of Agenda and papers for the meetings dated:

2012

  • Friday 14 September 2012 14:30 hrs Conference Room, Devon and Cornwall Police Authority, Endeavour House, Woodwater Park, Pynes Hill, Exeter, EX2 5WH
  • Tuesday 20 March 2012 10:00 hrs Conference Room, Devon and Cornwall Police Authority, Endeavour House, Woodwater Park, Pynes Hill, Exeter, EX2 5WH

2011

  • Tuesday 15 November 2011 10:30 hrs Conference Room, Devon & Cornwall Police Authority, Endeavour House, Woodwater Park, Exeter, EX2 5WH
  • Tuesday 20 September 2011 10:30 hrs Conference Room, Devon & Cornwall Police Authority, Endeavour House, Woodwater Park, Exeter, EX2 5WH
  • Tuesday 14 June 2011 10:00 hrs Conference Room, Devon & Cornwall Police Authority, Endeavour House, Woodwater Park, Exeter, EX2 5WH
  • Thursday 7 April 2011 10:00 hrs Conference Room, Devon & Cornwall Police Authority, Endeavour House, Woodwater Park, Exeter, EX2 5WH
  • Friday 14 January 2011 10:00 hrs Amenity Suite, Police Headquarters, Middlemoor, Exeter, EX2 7HQ
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