Decision Log – 005/2012 – Proposed Appointment of a Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner

The Police Reform & Social Responsibility Act 2011 (the Act) provides, under Section 18(1), that a Police & Crime Commissioner may appoint a person to be Deputy Police & Crime Commissioner. The Act also states that the Deputy will be a member of the Commissioner’s staff but, unlike other members of staff, he or she need not be appointed on merit and will not be politically restricted. Click here to view the decision paper.