Statement about the Police, Crime and Victims Commissioner
This statement comes from the Office of the Durham Police, Crime and Victims’ Commissioner
The Police, Crime and Victims’ Commissioner (PCVC) for County Durham and Darlington, Ron Hogg, is unwell. He has therefore written to the Chair of the Police and Crime Panel to ask that the Panel consider appointing an acting Police and Crime Commissioner to ensure that the functions of the PCVC will continue to operate across County Durham and Darlington, at a crucial time for policing.
The Police and Crime Panel will meet on 20 September 2019 to consider the request.
Ron has received good wishes from a large number of people recently, and he wishes to express his thanks.
Notes for Editors
- No interviews will be available
- More information about the role of the Police and Crime Panel can be found in the Police and Social Responsibility Act 2011. For more details of the procedure, please contact Durham County Council.
- Ron Hogg has requested that no direct contact be made with him or his family at this time
- Mr Hogg has not requested to stand down, he has not resigned.
- He has asked the Police and Crime Panel to consider the appointment of an acting Police and Crime Commissioner on an interim basis.
- The panel are meeting to discuss the request.
Posted on Thursday 12th September 2019