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Our Policies and Procedures

Policies and Procedures of the Office of the Durham, Police Crime and Victims' Commissioner (ODPCVC)

You can view available policies and procedures by selecting the relevant link below:


Personnel Policies

The majority of policies applicable to staff employed by the ODPCVC are those of Durham Constabulary. Details of the number of staff employed and the diversity data can be found.

Some policies not yet listed are currently under review and will be published as soon as possible. 


Lists and Registers

The following information is available on our website:


Independent Custody Visitors 

Further details for the Independent Custody Visiting Scheme



Legally Qualified Chairs 

Since 1 April 2016, Police Misconduct Panels must be chaired by someone who is legally qualified. A list of suitable persons must be maintained by the PCC.

In November / December 2015, the Police and Crime Commissioner’s office carried out a recruitment process with open competition, alongside the other PCC Offices for the North East, Yorkshire and the Humber.


You can find a list of the Legally Qualified Chairs, and supporting documentation, on the links below:

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