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Updated S22A Agreement under the Police Act 1996 (as amended) for fully collaborated BCH Criminal Justice Functions


To sign the updated BCH Criminal Justice function Section 22A Agreement under the Police Act 1996 (as amended).

Decision Summary

Details of the updated Section 22 Collaboration Agreements for Criminal Justice Department and Custody for the six corporations sole (the Chief Constables and Police and Crime Commissioners for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire) was reported and approved by the Commissioners Business Coordination Board in June 2017

Following amendments to this agreement the Acting Police and Crime Commissioner was briefed accordingly and agreed to the proposed changes – updated position operationally and reflecting Custody and Senior Management Team/Policy and Performance team being collaborated just between Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire forces.

The Acting Police and Crime Commissioner and the Constabulary should sign the updated Section 22A Agreement to effect the collaborative arrangements for the purpose of providing efficient and effective policing.