Regular private meetings between the Commissioner and the Chief Constable, ensure there is an open exchange of information and help them to maintain an effective working relationship.

These meetings are either held at Force Headquarters or at the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner. The Commissioner and Chief Constable, Andy Cooke, discuss a wide variety of subjects relating to routine business.

This includes:

  • matters of immediate concern;
  • trends in performance and incidence of crime that may impact on priorities included in the Police and Crime Plan;
  • strategic proposals of the Commissioner/Chief Constable not c.onsidered in other forums;
  • matters raised by the Police and Crime Panel;
  • strategic finance;
  • personnel matters;
  • strategic policing initiatives;
  • complaints and misconduct issues.

Upcoming meetings

Date Location
Tuesday 23rd February 2021 Remote meeting due to the global Coronavirus pandemic


Meetings are held regularly and a summary of all their meetings with actions is published as a register below.

Due to operational demands, some one-to-one discussions are held over the phone. 

Register April 2020 to March 2021 Register April 2019 to March 2020
Register April 2018 to March 2019 Register April 2017 to March 2018
Register April 2016 to March 2017 Register April 2015 to March 2016
Register April 2014 to March 2015 Register January 2013 to March 2014