Complaints Against the Police Sub Committee Minutes

Date:
Wednesday 27 March 2013
Time:
2:00pm
Place:
Police HQ, Cornwall Mount, Dumfries

Attendance Details

Members:
Ian Blake (Chairman)-Abbey
Yen Hongmei Jin-Lochar
Marion McCutcheon-Stranraer and North Rhins
Craig Peacock-Annandale East and Eskdale
John Syme-Mid and Upper Nithsdale
Officials:
David Loy - Chief Inspector
Judex Paul - Information and Management and Complaints Manager
Claire Caution - Committee Clerk
Item Number Item/Description
PUBLIC
1 SEDERUNT AND APOLOGIES

5 Members present

 

PROCEDURE - The Chairman advised that there was an urgent item of business that required a decision and that this would be taken at item 6

2 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

NONE declared

3 LOCAL GOVERNMENT (SCOTLAND) ACT 1973

Decision

 

AGREED to exclude the public from the meeting in terms of Section 50(4) and Paragraph 1 and 14 of PArt 1 of schedule 7A of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973

4 INDEPENDENT REVIEW OF CRIME RECORDING PRACTICES WITHIN DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY CONSTABULARY - VERBAL UPDATE BY THE DEPUTY CHIEF CONSTABLE

Decision

 

NOTED the verbal update 

5 MONITORING REPORT ON COMPLAINTS AGAINST THE POLICE - INFORMATION FROM THE DEPUTY CHIEF CONSTABLE

Decision

 

AGREED having scrutinised the statistical and complaint summary data and the current position with respect to complaints against the police as presented in the tabled papers by the Chief Inspector that there were no issues or trends identified that required further review, clarification or report

6 ANY OTHER BUSINESS DEEMED URGENT BY THE CHAIRMAN DUE TO THE NEED FOR A DECISION

6.2     POLICE COMPLAINTS COMMISSIONER - SECTION 35(1) OF THE POLICE PUBLIC ORDER AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE (SCOTLAND) ACT 2006 - COMPLAINT REFERENCE PCCS/00179/12/PF - D&G

 

PROCEDURE - The report presented for Members assurance and scrutiny, the conclusions of a Police Complaints Commissioners review of the handling of a complaint by Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary 

 

Decision

 

NOTED the position from the Chief Constable in respect of the report.