Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabularies and Fire & Rescue Service (HMICFRS) are commissioned by the Home Secretary to undertake inspections of police forces and fire and rescue services.

Section 55(5) of the 1996 Police Act requires all PCCs to prepare responses to any published HMICFRS reports that relate to their force, to forward these to the Home Office and then publish in the manner they see fit.

Please find all the PCC's responses below.

2021
HMIC Report Response
17.09.21 Police response to violence against women and girls: Final inspection report. 10.11.21 PCC Response
05.08.21 Spotlight Report A review of Fraud: Time to Choose. A revisit of the 2018 fraud inspection to assess progress of the recommendations and areas for improvement 30.09.21 PCC Response
29.07.21 A shared confidence: A summary of how law enforcement agencies use sensitive intelligence 21.09.21 PCC Response
16.07.21 A joint thematic inspection of the police and Crown Prosecution Service’s response to rape Phase one: From report to police or CPS decision to take no further action 09.09.21 PCC Response
21.07.21 State of Policing The Annual Assessment of Policing in England and Wales 2020 01.09.21 PCC Response
15.07.21 Neurodiversity in the criminal justice system: A review of the evidence 24.08.21 PCC Response
07.07.21 Interim report Inspection into how effectively the police engage with women and girls 24.08.21 PCC Response
23.06.21 Review of policing domestic abuse during the pandemic 2021 17.08.21 PCC Response
23.06.21 Feeling Heard Working Together To Make A Difference For Children With Mental Ill Health PCC Response FINAL No PCC response needed
14.04.21 Custody services in a Covid-19 environment 11.05.21 PCC Response
20.04.21 Policing In The Pandemic: The police response to the Coronavirus pandemic during 2020 11.05.21 PCC Response
03.11.21 Getting The Balance Right An Inspection Of How Effectively The Police Deal With Protests. 05.05.21 PCC Response
17.12.20 Safe to share? Report on Liberty and Southall Black Sisters' super-complaint on policing and immigration status 05.07.21 PCC Response - Safe to Share?
26.02.21 Disproportionate Use Of Police Powers Spotlight On Stop Search And Use Of Force 22.04.21 PCC Response
10.02.21 An Inspection Of The effectiveness of the Regional Organised Crime Units 04.06.21 PCC Response
19.01.21 Criminal Justice Joint Inspection: Impact of the pandemic on the Criminal Justice System. A joint view of the Criminal Justice Chief Inspectors on the Criminal Justice System’s response to Covid-19. 14.03.21 PCC Response
09.12.20 ‘Feeling heard’: partner agencies working together to make a difference for children with mental ill health 01.02.21 PCC Response
08.12.20 HMICFRS Pre-charge bail and released under investigation: Striking a balance 01.02.21 PCC response
2020
HMIC Report Response
21.07.20 PEEL spotlight report: The Hard Yards. Police-to-police collaboration 09.09.20 PCC Response
15.07.20 Roads Policing: Not optional - An inspection of roads policing in England and Wales. 09.09.20 PCC Response
02.07.20 State of Policing: The Annual Assessment of Policing in England and Wales 2019 14.08.20 PCC Response
07.07.20 A call for help: Police contact management through call handling and control rooms in 2018/19 12.08.20 PCC Response
09.03.20 Counter Terrorism Policing: An Inspection of the Police's Contribution to the Government's Prevent Programme 04.05.20 PCC Response
28.02.20 A joint thematic inspection of Integrated Offender Management. An inspection by HM Inspectorate of Probation and HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services 23.04.20 PCC Response
27.02.20 National Child Protection Inspections 2019 Thematic Report 20.04.20 PCC Response(17)
07.02.20 PEEL – Police effectiveness, efficiency and legitimacy 2018/19. An inspection of Merseyside Police 31.03.20 PCC Response
07.02.20 PEEL Spotlight Report: Diverging under pressure- Overview of themes from PEEL inspections 2018/19 31.03.20 PCC Response To PEEL Spotlight
04.02.20 The multi-agency response to child sexual abuse in the family environment 06.05.20 PCC Response
23.01.20 Evidence led domestic abuse prosecutions 18.03.20 PCC Response(16)
10.01.20 Both sides of the coin: The police and National Crime Agency’s response to vulnerable people in ‘county lines’ drug offending. 26.02.20 PCC Response
18.12.19 Joint inspection of multi-agency arrangements for responding to abuse and neglect in Sefton 31.01.20 PCC Response(13)
07.07.20 A call for help Police contact management through call handling and control rooms in 2018/19 12.08.20 PCC Response(20)