Lord Harris - Chair, All Party Parliamentary Cttee on Policing
OPINION: In light of the General Election result, PCCs are here to stay. Lord Toby Harris outlines his views on the development of their role and argues for greater ambition.
Ailsa Beaton - Independent Consultant
ANALYSIS: Ailsa Beaton looks at the implications for law enforcement and security agencies and whether there are real benefits or just more bureaucracy and cost.
Dr. Tim Brain - Policing Insight
ANALYSIS: Dr Tim Brain analyses the failure of the referendum, it's poor prospects for success and the resulting financial and political repercussions.
Bernard Rix - Publisher, Policing Insight
NEWS LINK: Announcement of city devolution plans raises questions about policing governance.
REPORT: The latest in the CoPaCC Thematic Report series presents, and provides analysis of, submissions from nine OPCCs and ten stakeholder organisations.
Gary Mason - Policing Insight
IN THE NEWS: Gary Mason reviews the week’s national and local police news.
NEWS: South Yorkshire Police this week started a new neighbourhood policing system, which uses changes in shift patterns and mobile technology to try and provide 24-hour policing cover while reducing costs by more than £8 million.
Nick Alatti - Policing Insight
EXCLUSIVE: Nick Alatti interviews the Conservative PCC for Northamptonshire examining progress on his crime plan, value for money and some notable controversies.
OPINION: Gary Mason argues that the serious shortcomings of the Bedfordshire police precept referendum may preclude their use in future.
NEWS: Pressure is mounting on Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner Olly Martins after voters overwhelmingly rejected his plans to increase the council tax precept by 15.8%.
OPINION: Bernard Rix, CEO of CoPaCC, shares his experience of the referendum as a resident taking part.
OPINION: Bernard Rix, CEO of CoPaCC, gives his reaction to a night of election drama.
Simon Bullock - CoPaCC
ANALYSIS: Despite both Conservative and Labour outlining manifesto commitments that put victims at the heart of criminal justice policy, Simon Bullock, former Director of Policy for the Bedfordshire PCC, says a one size fits all policy will not be enough.
Peter Neyroud - Cambridge University
ANALYSIS: Peter Neyroud remarks on the absence of discussion on the future of policing during the General Election.
IN THE NEWS: Gary Mason reviews the past week’s national and local police news in the media.
NEWS: In an unusual foray into operational policing the PCC of Dyfed Powys is asking residents to take part in a survey on whether they think officers should be routinely armed on duty.
NEWS: Two police and crime commissioners say they have been forced to make substantial cuts to the number of PCSOs employed by their forces in an attempt to balance the books.
EXCLUSIVE: Nick Alatti talks to Christopher Salmon, PCC of the largest and most sparsely populated police force area in England and Wales, about the future of PCCs after the General Election and his priorities and achievements locally.
General Election: Does the General Election offer a genuine choice for policing in England and Wales? Tim Brain QPM examines the Coalition's record in government and the main parties' manifestos.
Royston Martis - Policing Insight
Exclusive: Kevin Hurley, Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey talks to Royston Martis about the performance of PCCs, the future of PCCs and how the upcoming General Election could affect police governance.