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The Police and Crime Commissioner for Cumbria ensures that the Constabulary maintains its high standards of operational police effectiveness, whilst at the same time giving value for money and being increasingly efficient.

The Cumbria Independent Custody Visiting Scheme are currently recruiting for volunteer Independent Custody Visitors in South Cumbria for our Barrow Panel.   Custody Visitors are members of the public who make regular visits to police custody suites to ensure the welfare and well-being of people who are detained.   If you are interested in joining this panel, please visit our custody visiting page by clicking here. You can also register your interest if you would like to join one of our other panels.


Chief Constable – Cumbria Constabulary

The Police and Crime Commissioner is looking to appoint an exceptional individual to lead Cumbria Constabulary in delivering quality policing to our communities.  The Commissioner is seeking a highly motivated person with a distinguished level of professional policing skills, to help him deliver his vision of achieving excellence in policing; together with working alongside communities and partners to address what matters locally to build the highest levels of public confidence.

The foundations of the Police and Crime Plan, “Making Cumbria Even Safer” will build on strong and effective partnerships between local communities and the police, based on a high level of trust and confidence in the Force.  You will therefore be an effective communicator and an advocate of professionalism in policing, and so be equipped to generate trust and confidence with communities, stakeholders and the workforce.  Cumbria faces challenging times and we seek an individual who will provide stability whilst embracing change and the opportunities it brings.

Applicants must have passed the Senior Police National Assessment Centre and successfully completed the Strategic Command Course.  Cumbria Police & Crime Commissioner is committed to Equal Opportunities and all applicants will be assessed on an equal basis that determines their suitability to the post applied for.

The appointment will be offered for a fixed term of 5 years (to be agreed as part of the final negotiations) and at an annual salary of between £123,009 to £150,344 + benefits (subject to skills and experience and negotiation on appointment).

Any appointment is subject to a confirmatory hearing process by the Police & Crime Panel, and will also be subject to relevant legislation and other such other conditions as may be agreed by the Police and Crime Commissioner.

Application packs can be obtained by contacting Mrs Joanne Head, Governance Manager, Office for the Police and Crime Commissioner: 1-2 Carleton Hall, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2AU (telephone: 01768 217734 – e-mail: joanne.head@cumbria.pnn.police.uk )

The closing date for receipt of applications is noon on Wednesday 3 January 2018.  Please note we will be holding an Information Day for all shortlisted candidates Monday 22 January 2018 at Cumbria Constabulary Police Headquarters.  The interview and assessment process will take place on Thursday 25th January and Friday 26th January 2018

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