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Non public meetings

The PCC holds the following strategic meetings which are not open to public attendance:

Policing and Crime Joint Executive

The purpose of the Policing and Crime Joint Executive (PCJE) is to act as a formal governance meeting to consult on significant strategic issues that jointly affect the shape of policing and crime within the Force area and to discuss issues which determine the strategic direction of the Force and OPCC. It is one of the mechanisms available to the PCC to hold the Chief Constable to account for the delivery of the Police and Crime Plan. PCJE will guide the OPCC and the Force in the formulation of its corporate strategies, corporate plans, objectives and priorities taking into account the social, environmental and economic needs of our communities, partners and the individual corporations sole.

The core areas of focus of the PCJE for the current term of PCC Office will be on:

  • Delivery of the Police and Crime Plan and linked action plan (refreshed annually)
  • Key strategic, budget and investment decisions
  • High level assurance and monitoring of crime performance, risk management, emerging topics of interest and other matters as agreed by PCJE members
  • Review of performance against the National Policing Outcomes Framework

Key membership at PCJE is:


  • Police and Crime Commissioner
  • Chief Executive and Monitoring Officer
  • Treasurer
  • Police and Crime Commissioner's Independent Advisor
  • OPCC Operations Director


  • Chief Constable
  • Deputy Chief Constable
  • Director of Finance and Resources
  • Director of Legal Services, Reputation and Risk
  • Assistant Chief Officer People and Leadership
  • All Assistant Chief Constables 

OPCC Leadership Board

The OPCC Leadership Board is the primary governance board for the OPCC and its core membership is made up of the OPCC Chief Executive, OPCC Treasurer, Head of Estates and senior OPCC Managers for Customer Service, Strategy and Policy, Communication and Engagement and Criminal Justice Commissioning and Partnerships. The OPCC Leadership Board meets the following functions:

  • It is the primary decision-making board within the OPCC
  • It is the central point for oversight of delivery of the Police & Crime Plan
  • It has oversight and sign off of OPCC budget expenditure (commissioning budget, plan delivery budget, offender management budget and office budget)
  • It has oversight and sign-off for OPCC policies
  • It maintains oversight of the OPCC Risk Register

The Board provides an advisory role as required by the PCC when:

  • Decisions are not capable of delegation and reserved to the PCC
  • There are sensitive matters involving the OPCC or the Force
  • Decisions have been delegated to statutory officers but require a final consensus and accountability before sign off

Decision Making Meetings
A record of each decision of significant public interest arising from the exercise of the elected PCC’s functions, whether made as a result of a meeting or otherwise is published on the OPCC website, subject to Freedom of Information classification. A record of decisions taken can be found here.