Candidate briefings

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) has prepared a series of briefings for Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) candidates to provide an overview of the role and the current landscape. These will be updated as required on the run up to the election.

The PCC election will take place on 6 May 2021

Read the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner Briefing for Candidates 

Read the budget, precept and MTFP Briefing for Candidates 

Read Avon and Somerset Police’s Tipping Point 

Read Avon and Somerset Police’s Uplift report 

Read Avon and Somerset Police’s Force Management Statement 2020

Read the Police and Crime Needs Assessment 

Read the APACE Police and Crime Commissioner Election Guidance

Read the APACE PCC Induction Briefing 2021

Read the South West Police Collaboration briefing 

Read the Strategic Review of Policing 

Read the Avon and Somerset Diversity briefing 

Read the PCC and Chief Constable Accountability Guidance  

Partnership briefings:

Read the ICVA – Custody Visiting and PCCs – Briefings for Candidates 

Election Guidance:

Read the APCC PCC Candidate briefing 

Read the PCC Election Board Terms of Reference  

Read the Electoral Commission’s guidance 

Useful Links: 

Police and Crime Plan 2019 – 2021 

Medium Term Financial Covering Report/ Budget

Medium Term Financial Report/ Budget

Annual Reports

Policing Protocol 2011 

Policing and Crime Bill – Home Office Factsheet 

Committee on Standards in Public Life 

Association of Policing and Crime Chief Executives 

OPCC Freedom of Information disclosure log 

Constabulary Freedom of Information disclosure log 

Candidate enquires: