Developing our Workforce

Through the APCC, PCCs work with the police and other partners to ensure that the police service is able to attract and retain a workforce of confident professionals, who have the training and support they need to adapt to new challenges and opportunities and to work with a high degree of autonomy and accountability. PCCs also have a central role in annual pay negotiations for police officers and staff.

Our workforce priorities are:

  • To support and drive the recruitment of 20,000 new police officers by 2023.
  • To provide national and local leadership on equality and diversity, including increasing the number and diversity of applicants for chief officer positions.

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PORTFOLIO LEADS

The APCC’s work on workforce is developed through four policy portfolios:

Workforce Development

Leading our work on the 20,000 Uplift, workforce planning and pay and conditions

Lead: Kim McGuinness, PCC Northumbria

Deputy: Peter McCall, PCC Cumbria

Equality, Diversity & Human Rights

Leading our work to make policing representative of the communities it serves

Lead: Alison Lowe, Deputy Mayor for West Yorkshire

Deputy: John Campion, West Mercia PCC

Citizens in Policing

Leading our work on volunteering and community involvement, including Special Constables

Lead: Alun Michael, PCC South Wales

Police Standards & Leadership

Leading our work with the College of Policing and on national policing standards

Lead: Stephen Mold, PFCC Northamptonshire

Deputy: Dafydd Llywelyn, PCC Dyfed-Powys

CONTACTS IN THE APCC TEAM

Andy Tremayne - Senior Policy Manager

Leads on Workforce Development, Citizens in Policing and Police Standards & Leadership. 

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Richard Denham - Policy and Political Group Manager

Leads on Equality, Diversity & Human Rights

Richard also provides secretariat support to the Labour Police and Crime Commissioners’ Group.

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