There are six main mechanisms by which the Commissioner scrutinises actions and decisions by Merseyside Police.

All of these processes result in the publication of minutes or reports on this website, and are available for public scrutiny.

These six scrutiny mechanisms are:

In addition, please find a full outline of the scrutiny and decision-making Governance Arrangements.

In addition to this, these published documents are then subject to further scrutiny by elected or appointed representatives of the public.

In particular, the Police and Crime Panel for Merseyside will scrutinise and review these decisions and reports, and can make recommendations to the Commissioner as they see fit.

Police and Crime Panel for Merseyside