CodeDS/UK/3253
Dates2012 -
JurisdictionSouth Yorkshire
Person NameSouth Yorkshire; South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner; 2012 -
ActivityThe South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner is the police and crime commissioner of the South Yorkshire Police in South Yorkshire. The post was created on 21 November 2012, following an election held on 15 November 2012, and replaced the South Yorkshire Police Authority.

Powers and functions:

The powers and functions of the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner are derived from the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011, replacing those of the South Yorkshire Police Authority. The main functions are:

Appoint the chief constable of South Yorkshire Police
Publish, and periodically refresh, a five-year police and crime plan that sets out policing priorities
Set the annual budget and precept (tax) level
Publish an annual report and accounts.

The work of the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner is scrutinised by the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Panel, made up of elected councillors from the four local authorities in South Yorkshire.
Corporate NameSouth Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner

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