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

All of these processes result in the publication of minutes or reports on this website, which are available for you to review and consider.

These six scrutiny mechanisms are:

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.

PCC Emily Spurrell talking at Scrutiny Meeting