HMICFRS Inspection Reports
Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Service (HMICFRS) are commissioned by the Home Secretary to undertake inspections of police forces and fire and rescue services.
Section 55(5) of the Police Act 1996 requires all Police and Crime Commissioners to prepare comments on any published HMICFRS reports that relate to their force, to forward these to the Home Office and then publish in the manner they see fit. Comments made since January 2019 from the Police and Crime Commissioner can be found below:
The HMICFRS latest annual report on the effectiveness, efficiency and legitimacy of Cambridgeshire Constabulary – ‘PEEL – Police effectiveness, efficiency and legitimacy 2018/19 – An inspection of Cambridgeshire Constabulary’, HMICFRS February 2020’ can be found on the links below:
The Chief Constable also provided a report to the Commissioner’s Business Co-ordination Board on the PEEL 2018/19 report, which can be found on the link below:
‘An update on the Integrated PEEL Inspection report published by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services on the Constabulary’s effectiveness, efficiency and legitimacy, Agenda Item 5.0, Business Co-ordination Board, 25th February 2020.
The minutes of that meeting can be found on the link below:
Due to the Covid-19 public health emergency, HMICFRS suspended all inspection work, including PEEL inspections. No PEEL assessments were published in 2020 and the programme recommenced in 2021. Further information on the PEEL assessment process can be found on HMICFRS’ website
The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Police and Crime Commissioner has decided all of his responses (from January 2019) will be published on this page. Please see responses below:
21 09 01 Cambs PCC response HMICFRS Interim Report Inspection into how effectively the police engage with women and girls(227.38 KB)
21 09 13 Cambs PCC response letter to Home Secretary - HMICFRS Report - Police and CPS response to rape - Phase 1(185.29 KB)
21 09 29 Cambs PCC response letter to Home Secretary - HMICFRS Report - Review of Policing domestic abuse during the pandemic 2021(175.22 KB)