The Police and Crime Commissioner scrutinises the Chief Constable, and his decisions are also scrutinised by the Joint Audit Committee and the Police and Crime Panel.
The PCC scrutinises the Chief Constable and puts your questions to her. Find out more about COMPASS meetings here.
The Joint Audit Committee was established by the PCC and Chief Constable to support them and statutory officers in ensuring that effective governance and risk management arrangements are in place and functioning efficiently and effectively. The Panel also scrutinises the draft statement of accounts, and considers whether appropriate accounting policies have been followed, and makes recommendations for improvements to anti fraud and corruption strategies.
The Police and Crime Panel is responsible for scrutinising and supporting the Police and Crime Commissioner , and meetings are held in public. Members of the public are encouraged to attend meetings and submit questions.
The Panel is made up of representatives from each of the local authorities in the Hampshire Constabulary area, which includes the cities of Portsmouth and Southampton, the eleven Hampshire Borough and District councils, and the Counties of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.