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Cambridgeshire Police inspection available - 10/12/2014

The PEEL (police effectiveness, efficiency and legitimacy) report for Cambridgeshire has been published here This looks at how well the Police are doing in a series of areas. The report is produced by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) who are independent of both Government and the Police

  • HM Inspectors of Constabulary are appointed by the Crown – they are not employees of the police service or government.
  • HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary reports to Parliament on the efficiency and effectiveness of police forces in England and Wales.
  • HM Inspectors have powers to seek information from police forces and to access their premises.

Public interest

HMIC decides on the depth, frequency and areas to inspect based on our judgements about what is in the public interest.

In making these judgements, we consider the risks to the public, the risks to the integrity of policing, service quality, public concerns, the operating environment, the burden of inspection and the potential benefits to society from the improvements that might arise from the inspection.

HMIC’s annual inspection programme is subject to the approval of the Home Secretary in accordance with the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011.