Call for Lancashire residents to join police ethics committee

Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw

Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw

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Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner and the Chief Constable are calling for residents to come forward to join a new Combined Ethics Committee.

The committeee will be responsible for scrutinising the behaviour, actions and decisions of police officers and staff and encouraging public debate around issues of police ethics.

PCC Clive Grunshaw and Chief Constable Steve Finnigan have set up the committe to give greater transparency and ensure officers and staff act in the poublic interest when carrying out their duties.

They are calling for five residents with an interest in the issues facing Lancashire’s communities and the police to consider becoming part of the committee.

Members will receive an annual allow and an attendance allowance for meetings, which are held quarterly.

For full details on how to apply log onto: http://www.lancashire-pcc.gov.uk/Your-PCC/Work-for-Me/EthicsCommitteeRecruitment.aspx

The initial term is two years.