In Attendance: Chief Superintendent Andy Brooke (Chair)
CI Andy Hodgkinson, Response & SNA
DCI Mark Wilkie, Crime Manager
A/PS Gavin Kerr, Staff Officer
Mary Verity, Business Manager
Apologies: Superintendent Liz Watson, Operations
A/Chief Inspector Simon Wanless, Ops
Phil Swaine, Operational Management Accountant
Heather Askwith, HR Operational Partner
Copy to: Rachel Lilley, Barnsley District Liaison Officer
- As above.
2. MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING & MATTERS ARISING
2.1 The minutes of the last meeting dated 14 May 2013 were agreed as an accurate record.
3. ACTIONS FROM LAST MEETING
3.1 Talent Management. Chief Supt. Brooke to capture the findings from the Talent Management meeting on an Action Plan. Chief Supt. Brooke and Mary Verity to discuss. Ongoing.
3.2 Licensing Officer. A/CI Wanless to liaise with Inspector Suttenwood in respect of a temporary back fill. Following interview an officer has been appointed. It was confirmed she will work from Barnsley. Discharged.
3.3 Funding – PCC. Command Team members to consider who could lead on the District Christmas campaign. CI Hodgkinson will oversee the campaign and nominate an appropriate officer. Discharged.
3.4 Child Protection & Sexual Exploitation Detective. Chief Superintendent Brooke, DCI Wilkie and Heather Askwith to identify someone for the post. A Force-wide selection process will take place. Discharged.
3.5 Resilience – Coroner’s Officer. DI Askew to liaise with the Coroner’s Officers in terms of the resilience issues and present an update to Chief Superintendent Brooke, DCI Wilkie and CI Hodgkinson. Update from DI Askew prior to the next meeting. Ongoing.
3.6 File Quality. DCI Wilkie to dip-sample the returned files for errors and feed back his findings to Chief Superintendent Brooke. Chief Superintendent Brooke to liaise with Anne-Marie Dempsey regarding file quality. Discussion outside of this meeting. Discharged.
3.7 Volunteers. A meeting to be arranged between Chief Superintendent Brooke, CI Hodgkinson, A/CI Wanless, Mary Verity, Inspectors Burgess and Mitchell to discuss volunteering opportunities in more detail. Ongoing.
3.8 Specials. A/CI Wanless to produce a process map around the deployment of Specials. Ongoing.
4. LOCAL CRIME & PCC POLICING PLAN
4.1 Summary of Year to Date Performance re PCC Targets
All crime is up by 3.6% (78 offences).
ASB is up by 14%. It was highlighted that the Dearne area are experiencing problems with nuisance motorcycles and repeat calls.
Burglary dwelling is up by 60.4% (67 offences).
Vehicle crime is up by 29.8% (67 offences).
Criminal damage is down by 3.2% (13 offences).
Violence with injury is up by 36.1% (52 offences).
Hate crime is up by 15% (5 offences).
The positive outcome overall detection rate is down by 8.3% (27.7% at this present stage).
4.2 Forthcoming Events/Operations
A pre-season friendly between Barnsley-v-Wolves will take place on 20 July 2013.
5. PROTECTION FROM SERIOUS HARM
5.1 Major Crime Investigations
6. DISTRICT MANAGEMENT/VALUE FOR MONEY
6.1 Update from Key Force Meetings
Child Sexual Exploitation. The meeting will be split into three strands which are generally covered through daily business within District.
Safeguarding Children’s Board. A further sub-group will be established to review Child Sexual Exploitation in Barnsley; DCI Wilkie has been nominated onto the group. Chief Supt. Brooke will also attend the Safeguarding meetings.
ACC Sahota has requested that District increase its bids for OSS etc.
6.2 OMA Financial Commentary
Deferred to the next meeting.
6.3 Risk Register
Chief Supt. Brooke and Mary Verity will meet today to discuss the Risk Register and Business Plan projects.
Business Continuity. No items.
6.4 Business Plan
Business Plan Projects. See item 6.3.
6.5 Human Resource Issues
Establishment. Deferred to the next meeting.
Personnel & Welfare Issues. To be discussed at the next meeting.
Awards. No items.
6.6 Performance Visit Action Schedule
The recent Performance meeting was discussed.
6.7 Audit Reports
The Seized Cash Audit has formally been signed off by Internal Audit with the two recommendations being actioned and agreed.
Items such as the Risk Register, Dispersement Account, Control Stationery, iProc System, System Access, Property, i.e. drugs, Gifts & Gratuity and Complaints have been reviewed by Audit. Other than iProc which is still ongoing, Audit had no issues to report.
6.8 Command Team Patrol Time
The Command Team are the subject of reporting to the PCC time spent on patrol. An update in respect of this can be downloaded onto the ‘o’ drive/Barnsley Command folder or via the District Secretaries.
7. ANY OTHER BUSINESS
7.1 Hate Crime Reduction Initiative. Election of a new Chair will take place in July 2013. Following discussion with PS Pursley, Inspector Burgess’ name will be put forward for the position.