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Commissioner welcomes report highlighting police efficiency

November 3, 2016

HMIC logoPolice and Crime Commissioner Philip Seccombe has welcomed the findings of a HMIC report which shows Warwickshire Police is efficient at reducing crime and keeping people safe.

Inspectors found Warwickshire Police has a “comprehensive understanding of its current and likely future demand”. The report also highlights how the force:

– Is focused on improving and adapting to provide a quality service for victims
– Has its resources aligned to the greatest areas of need
– Has made simple, effective short term adjustments to improve efficiency
– Is making long term investments in technology and partnership working.

Police and Crime Commissioner Philip Seccombe said ‘I am pleased that this HMIC report confirms that Warwickshire Police, along with its Alliance partner West Mercia Police, is well placed to meet future demand and the challenges that will come with that demand.  It is reassuring that HMIC’s assessment is very much in line with our own view of where we are.’

‘I am confident that the investment I have committed over the term of office to modernise technology will play a significant part in delivering the force Vision 2020 and managing future demand.’

‘It is a testament to the hard work and dedication of all of our officers and police staff that Warwickshire Police is good in how efficient it is at keeping people safe and reducing crime.’

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