The Policing Board has a responsibility to encourage people and partners to work with and support the police in preventing crime. It has an Engagement Strategy which provides a framework to enable the Board to be proactive to community needs in respect of independent oversight of policing. Read the strategy in the publications section
At present the Board engages with the community and works with partners in a range of ways:
Policing and Community Safety Partnerships (PCSPs)
The Board supports and monitors the work of PCSPs. To find out more about their work, view our PCSPs section.
Surveys and Research
Community Safety Strategic Delivery Board
The Board works with the Department of Justice and partner organisations in support of the Community Safety Framework. The purpose of the Community Safety Framework is to ensure effective connectivity between the community safety work of the responsible agencies and provide an operational roadmap on how to collectively deliver the safer community objectives set out in the PfG and Community Plans, whilst providing the mechanism to respond proactively and reactively to operational need This is in line with commitments made in the Programme for Government. More information can be found about this work here: https://www.justice-ni.gov.uk/community-safety-framework