The Police, Crime & Victims' Commissioner has a duty to engage with the public to discuss the service they receive from the police.
Ron and members of his team attend many events which the public can attend to talk about their experiences and those of their communities. If you want to find out when the team is next in your area please visit the Event Calendar.
Community Meetings and Events
The Police, Crime & Victims' Commissioner regulary attends meetings and events, and visits community organisations across the County Durham and Darlington area. He responds to invitations from groups as well as activley approching organisations to visit whilst in different communities across the constabulary area. As lots of these meetings are led by the meeting organisers with the Commissioner in attendance and therefore agendas, minutes and discussion papers are managed by each respective organiser.
Police and Crime Commissioner events
Every year the Commissioner hosts his 'Celebration of Local Superheroes Event'. This is an interactive family funday to showcase the work of emergency service organisations. This years event will take place at Locomotion, Shildon on the Saturday 27th October 2018 10.00am to 3pm.
The Commissioner has hosted a range of conferences and events for more information please click on the links below:
The Commissioner attends a range of statutory meetings including:
Police and Crime Panel
The police and crime commissioner also attends the Police and Crime Panel, which are open to the public and press to observe.The Police, Crimeand Victims' Commissioner issues progress reports on delivering towards the objectives within the Police and Crime Plan and of the performance of the OPCVC.
The PCC reports to the Police and Crime Panel regularly. This information is available from the Panel’s website here (external site).
Independent Audit Committee
The Committee is a combined body which considers the internal and external audit reports of both the PCVC Ron Hogg, and the Chief Constable Mike Barton, for Durham Constabulary.
The committee advises the PCVC and Chief Constable according to good governance principles and advises them to adopt appropriate risk management arrangements in accordance with proper practices.
Committee meetings are held on a monthly basis, along with regular training days for members. Members of the public are able to attend Independent Audit Committee meetings as observers.
For more information on the Independent Audit Commitee click here.