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Scrutiny & Performance

The Commissioner presented this overview of performance for the year 2018/19 to the Police and Crime Panel on 4th June 2019.

It identifies performance highlights and areas of concern.

The information is shown against the six priorities in the Police and Crime Plan.

 

Domestic and Sexual Abuse

Highlights

  • Domestic abuse satisfaction
  • Preventative activity – Operation Sanctuary
  • Positive impact of preventative tools, such as Clare’s Law
  • Domestic Abuse: A Whole System Approach Project

Concerns

  • Reduction in the number of DA offenders whose harm score has reduced

Putting Victims First

Highlights

  • Improved call handling performance
  • Timely completion of victim needs assessments
  • Mental health street triage

 


Concerns

  • Attendance rates at incidents
  • Reduction in RWD satisfaction

Effective Criminal Justice System

Highlights

  • Increased percentaage of guilty pleas at first hearing
  • Improved conviction rate for rape and sexual offences
  • Reduction in post charge failure rate

 


Concerns

  • Report to conviction rates for rape, sexual offences and domestic abuse

Reducing Anti-Social Behaviour

Highlights

  • A range of community focused partnership working to tackle ASB

 

 


Concerns

  • Increasing perception of ASB by residents
  • Reduction in ASB satisfaction

Cutting Crime

Highlights

  • Raising Investigative Standards Programme
  • Strong and effective relationships with community safety partnerships
  • Northumbria is second lowest in the counrty for risk of personal crime and lowest for household crime (CSEW)

Concerns

  • Increase in police recorded crime

 

Community Confidence

Highlights

  • Northumbria Police is placed first in England and Wales for “police do a good job” and “can be relied upon to be there when needed”
  • Improved community engagement

 


Concerns

  • Reduced perceptions of police visibilty