One-to-one with the Chief Constable

Regular private meetings between the Commissioner and the Chief Constable, ensure there is an open exchange of information and help them to maintain an effective working relationship.

These meetings are either held at Force Headquarters or at the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner. The Commissioner and Chief Constable, Andy Cooke, discuss a wide variety of subjects relating to routine business.

This includes:

  • matters of immediate concern;
  • trends in performance and incidence of crime that may impact on priorities included in the Police and Crime Plan;
  • strategic proposals of the Commissioner/Chief Constable not c.onsidered in other forums;
  • matters raised by the Police and Crime Panel;
  • strategic finance;
  • personnel matters;
  • strategic policing initiatives;
  • complaints and misconduct issues.


Meetings are held regularly and a summary of all their meetings with actions is published as a register below. Due to operational demands, some one-to-one discussions are held over the phone. From October 2014, these discussions have also been recorded on the registers below:

One-to-one register April 2020 to March 2021

One-to-one register April 2019 to March 2020

One-to-one register April 2018 to March 2019

One-to-one register April 2017 to March 2018

One-to-one register April 2016 to March 2017

One-to-one register April 2015 to March 2016

One-to-one register April 2014 to March 2015

One-to-one register January 2013 to March 2014

Upcoming meetings

Meetings are held either at Merseyside Police Headquarters in Canning Place or at the Commissioner's office in Wavertree Road Police Station. Upcoming meetings of the Commissioner and the Chief Constable are published below 

 6th October 2020  Remote meeting due to the global Coronavirus pandemic
 21st October 2020  Remote meeting due to the global Coronavirus pandemic
 2nd November 2020  Remote meeting due to the global Coronavirus pandemic