The Commissioner within each force area has a statutory duty and electoral mandate to hold the police to account on behalf of the public.
The principal areas of focus where the Commissioner must hold the Chief Constable to account include:
South Wales Police is held to account through a combination of meetings and activity by the Commissioner and the Commissioner’s staff, as well as assurance panels and committees, internal and external audit, the public and stakeholders (in addition to HMICFRS and other external inspectors / scrutiny arrangements). To find out more about these meetings that support the scrutiny and oversight process click here
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