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Trusted, Professional and Effect: British policing at its best

November 2, 2012 7:42 AM
Cllr David Goodall & Tom Brake MP, Deputy Leader of the House of Commons discuss the Trusted, Professional, Effectiive - British Policing at its best - a policy produced by the Lib Dem Parliamentary Committee on Home Affairs and Justice he Co-chaired

Cllr David Goodall & Tom Brake MP

The Police and Crime Commissioner Candidate for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, David Goodall recently met Rt. Hon. Tom Brake MP, to discuss his booklet on policing entitled "Trusted, Professional and Effect: British policing at its best".

Tom Brake from June 2010 was Co-Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Policy Committee on Home Affairs, Justice and Equalities. Tom co-chaired the committee alongside Baroness Hamwee and Lord Thomas of Gresford OBE QC until September 2012, since when he has been Deputy Leader of the House of Commons.

This booklet makes proposals in three key areas that will change the culture of the police for the better:

Commenting on the booklet, David Goodall said:-

"This is an excellent booklet that highlights a number of areas that can be worked on to improve policing, the new role of police and crime commissioner and the new police and crime panels"

Below is a summary of the main points.

More Trusted Policing

Listening to local people and making policing much more responsive to communities' priorities and make policing more trusted by:-.

More Professional Policing

Setting up a new police professional body with a key responsibility to recommend detailed national minimum recruitment standards for the police and make policing more professional by:-

More Effective Policing

Making evidence-based policing the defining feature of 21st century policing by establishing the world's first Institute for and make policing more effective by:-