Policies & Procedures

The PCVC holds the Chief Constable to account and where he formally documents any key decisions relating to the police service.

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Policies & Procedures of the Office of the Durham, Police Crime & Victims’ Commissioner (ODPCVC)

You can view available policies & procedures by selecting the card below:

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Code of Conduct (PCVC)

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Code of Conduct (PCVC Staff)

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Confidential Reporting Policy

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Corporate Governance Framework

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Data Protection Policy

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Decision Making Policy

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Equality Policy

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Joint CFO: Safeguards Protocol

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Memorandum of Understanding

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Scheme of Delegation

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Support Services Agreement

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Transparency Policy

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Transparency Policy Publication Scheme

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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 here.

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

Here you can find ODPCC / Force Personnel Policies
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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.

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

Appendix B - LQC - Terms of AppointmentAppendix C - LQC - Fee Schedule