Members of the Authority hold the Chief Constable to account on behalf of the people of Cheshire. It is their responsibility to ensure that the policies, practices and services delivered are meeting local needs to an acceptable standard.
The Authority has a structure of committees and panels which are responsible for monitoring the performance of the Constabulary and each one is able to recommend that an area of activity requires further scrutiny.
The Authority has established a scrutiny process to help it be more proactive in holding the Constabulary to account for the services it provides, its performance and the policies it develops.
Scrutiny groups help the Authority develop a better understanding of the complex issues behind the performance of the Constabulary and other areas of policing activity. The Authority also uses the process to review its own performance, services and policies. Members are actively involved with the officers of the Authority in deciding the direction of the work, and agreeing recommendations for improvememt.
Click on the list on the left to read the final reports of previous scrutiny reviews.