Chief Constable Grahame Maxwell today (5 December 2008) visited the set of popular TV show Heartbeat to publicly welcome the Policing Pledge recently set by the Home Secretary.
Further to the statement released today (Tuesday 7 December 2010) by the IPCC regarding Deputy Chief Constable Adam Briggs, the Authority is unable to provide any additional comment at this time.
The four Police Chief Constables of Yorkshire and the Humber together with members of the four regional Police Authorities have unveiled the Regional Collaboration and Future Policing document.
Further to the article in the Yorkshire Post today (8.6.11) regarding the costs incurred by the recent misconduct proceedings, North Yorkshire Police Authority can confirm that the full details will be released once they are known.
North Yorkshire Police Authority has announced changes to strengthen the leadership of the Force to fill the gap left by the retirement of former Deputy Chief Constable, Adam Briggs.
North Yorkshire Police and North Yorkshire Police Authority welcome the HMIC's Preparedness Inspection, which highlights the decisive action taken to safeguard the policing service in the county.
In response to a Press release from Julian Smith MP issued today (23/11/11) regarding the costs of the initial scoping enquiry by North Yorkshire Police into people associated with Cleveland Police Authority, NYPA would like to issue the following statement.
North Yorkshire Police Authority met today to consider a request from CC Maxwell for an extension of his Fixed Term Appointment.
Sgt Kevin Graham has been named as North Yorkshire Safer Neighbourhood Officer 2011.
NOTICE is hereby given that from 18 July 2011 to 12 August 2011, between 9.00am and 4.30pm, any persons interested may inspect and make copies of the accounts of the above named Authority, for the year ended 31 March 2011 and all relatedbooks, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers, and receipts. The accounts and other documents will be available for inspection at the offices at which they are normally kept, or otherwise by arrangement. Application should be made initially to the Chief Finance Officer, Police Headquarters, Newby Wiske, Northallerton, North Yorkshire DL7 9HA.
North Yorkshire Police Authority has, today (27 June 2011), been able to disclose the costs incurred connected to the Chief Constable's Misconduct Hearing.
The Police Authority's primary role is to secure an efficient and effective police service for the North Yorkshire area. In support of that purpose, it must hold the Chief Constable to account.
North Yorkshire Police Authority (NYPA) can confirm that Chief Constable Grahame Maxwell has admitted a charge of gross misconduct due to actions which amounted to a breach of Standards of Professional Behaviour which has brought discredit upon the police service.
We have no comment except to say that arrangements for the hearing are legally and practically matters for the Police Authority. As a matter of law the hearing will be held in private. We are not releasing any information until after the hearing and that includes information about the date or venue of the private hearing.
Time is running out for nominations of the best Police Officer/ PCSO in North Yorkshire and the City of York.
North Yorkshire Police Authority has expressed its determination to deliver first class policing services over the next 2 years.
North Yorkshire Police Authority announced today that, subject to a successful medical examination, Tim Madgwick has been appointed as Assistant Chief Constable (ACC) for North Yorkshire Police.
The Policing Minister; David Hanson MP visited Scarborough on Friday 11 September 2009 to see how crime is being tackled, how offenders are being dealt with and how communities are working with the police and Police Authority to ensure that neighbourhoods remain safe for all who live, work or visit the area.
North Yorkshire Police Authority is asking the public to nominate Police Officers and Police Community Support Officers from each Safer Neighbourhood Command area for the North Yorkshire's Safer Neighbourhoods Awards 2011.
North Yorkshire Police Authority this week (28 March 2011) approved the policing plan for 2011-14. The plan outlines to our communities how the best possible policing services for North Yorkshire and the City of York will continue to be delivered and reaffirms the priority areas for North Yorkshire Police over the coming months.
On Friday 17th September the Police Authority's Professional Standards Sub Committee (PSSC) considered two allegations of misconduct against the Deputy Chief Constable Adam Briggs.
North Yorkshire Police Authority (NYPA) today set a budget of £140.5m for the police service for 2011/12, £800k more than for 2010/11.
North Yorkshire Police Authority has announced that Assistant Chief Constable David Collins has retired from the police service after more than 30 years' service.
Earlier today (Wednesday 20 October 2010) in his address on the Comprehensive Spending Review, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced that police spending will be reduced by 16% over the next four years.
North Yorkshire Police Authority can confirm that Deputy Chief Constable Adam Briggs has requested to retire on 6 February 2011. NYPA has agreed to that request.
North Yorkshire Police Authority today published its response to the Government's proposed reforms to the police service, which include controversial plans to abolish police authorities in 2012 and replace them with directly elected Commissioners.
The county council, along with partners including the police, will be staging a series of consultation evenings in market towns across the county this month (November). Members of the public are urged to attend, to find out what kind of impact the cuts could have on services, and to register their views on the proposals.
North Yorkshire Police Authority will be hosting a presentation evening, on Friday 18 June 2010, to recognise the achievements of Officers and Police Community Support Officers (PCSO) who have been voted the 'best' by their communities.
Download focus group form here. The policing pledge was a set of promises from the police to you about the services they will provide. All 43 police forces in England and Wales agreed to keep those promises which included:
NYPA media statement released in response to media coverage - 02 Jun 10.
This year's Safer Neighbourhoods Summaries are now being delivered, within each one you will find the opportunity, on page 5, for you to Have Your Say. You can complete the short survey either in the summary and send it to us or fill it out online. Click here for the questions.
01 June 2010 : North Yorkshire Police Authority can confirm that it has recorded an allegation of potential misconduct against the Chief Constable in connection with a request from an individual to transfer to North Yorkshrie Police in 2007.
With funding from Eastfield's Voice Your Choice project in 2009, pupils from the St George's; Overdale and Braeburn Junior schools in the Eastfield area have been working together to produce inspiring Graffiti Art.
North Yorkshire Police Authority members, last week, gave final approval to the Policing Plan 2010-11. Previously endorsed at the end of March, members were presented, by the Chief Constable, with the updated plan at the Annual General Meeting of the Authority on 28 June 2010.
The latest Recorded Crime and British Crime Survey (BCS) figures, published by the Home Office today, confirm that North Yorkshire Police are tackling the issues which matter most to the people of York and North Yorkshire.
The four Chief Constables of Yorkshire and the Humber and the Joint Police Authorities Committee have welcomed the publication of a paper that outlines potential savings to each of the forces achieved through additional collaboration.
An awards ceremony celebrating the fantastic work of Police Officers in North Yorkshire took place on Friday evening (26 June).
PC Michelle McFarlane from Stokesley in the Hambleton district has been awarded the title of North Yorkshire's Safer Neighbourhoods Police Officer of the Year for 2010 and will now be entered into the national awards and attend Jane's Police Review magazine Gala evening in November in London.
16 April 2010: North Yorkshire Police Authority can confirm that it has referred a second issue of alleged misconduct by a Chief Officer of North Yorkshire Police to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC); at the Commission's request. As the matter is now in the hands of the IPCC, it is inappropriate for the Authority to comment further at this stage.
Following today's media coverage of the investigation of both the Chief and Deputy Chief Constables, North Yorkshire Police Authority (NYPA) has provided clarity over the current active status of the post holders.
North Yorkshire Police Authority today confirmed that the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) will manage an investigation into conduct matters concerning the Chief and Deputy Chief Constables of North Yorkshire Police.
Nominations are now being invited for this year's Safer Neighbourhood Awards. The awards are split into several categories including the Safer Neighbourhoods Police Officer of the Year and Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) of the Year. You can get involved in the process by voting for your local officer or PCSO and recognising the outstanding work done by them which has made a significant impact in your community. If your local Officer or PCSO has shown excellent commitment and initiative then filling out a voting form can be a good way of showing your appreciation.
North Yorkshire Police and Police Authority have welcomed the new Police Report Card, to be published on the mypolice.org.uk website by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary.
North Yorkshire Police Authority has marked history this week with the securing of a site for a new police station in Harrogate. The brand new state-of-the-art base will replace the existing station on North Park Road, which was built in the 1930s for the former West Riding Constabulary.
As we launch the search for the Safer Neighbourhood Officers of the year, the winning Officers and PCSOs from last year will this week make a £300 donation to their chosen charitable cause.
Crime in North Yorkshire has fallen to the lowest level for a decade.
The North Yorkshire Police Authority today set the policing budget for 2009/10 at £135.7million. This is an increase on the current year's budget of £3.5 million and will mean an increase of 3% (£5.80 per year for a Band D property) on the Police element (precept) of the council tax.
Whilst people are happy to see force-wide information on things such as budgets, they want other information about policing to be local to their area or neighbourhood. This is what a report to North Yorkshire Police Authority will highlight next week when members of the Authority meet to consider community confidence in the Police.
An innovative approach to local spending on community projects has been hailed a success in reducing anti-social behaviour according to a report to the Community Confidence Board of North Yorkshire Police Authority on 5 February, 1pm at the Novotel in York.
North Yorkshire Police Authority set the policing budget for 2010/11 at £139.7 million on Friday 5 February 2010. This is an increase on the current year's budget of £3.98 million and will mean an increase of 2.7% (£5.38 per year for a Band D property) on the Police element (precept) of the council tax.
As part of a national week of highlighting the work of Police Authorities; find out what North Yorkshire Police Authority does for the communities of North Yorkshire and the City of York.
North Yorkshire Police Authority will approve the police budget for 2010/11 on Friday 5 February 2010.
The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2003 require the Authority to approve the draft Statement of Accounts for a financial year prior to 30 June of the next financial year. This deadline for the Statement of Accounts is part of the Government's Whole of Government Accounts agenda which in itself requires greater analysis and compliance with central government returns. Please click here to view the Summary of Accounts leaflet.
This week, the North Yorkshire Police Authority's Citizen Focus and Engagement Forum saw its members and partner organisations publicly welcome the national Policing Pledge and the new Force website, as well as a number of other initiatives recently undertaken by North Yorkshire Police
North Yorkshire Police Authority appears in this month's edition of North Yorkshire Times. To see which members cover which Safer Neighbourhoods areas, please look through the member information page.