12/2021 – Agreement to temporary deployment of a member of North Yorkshire Police and associated police resource

The Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner has considered a request from the Chief Constable under s26 Police Act 1996 (‘the Act’) to deploy a member of North Yorkshire Police and an associated police resource at short notice for an estimated maximum period of five days of temporary service with a police force outside of the United Kingdom.

01/07/2021

The full cost of the deployment will be met by the donee police force and there is no net cost to the North Yorkshire Police fund.

The request was considered and approved on 1 July 2021 subject to the consent of the Secretary of State being obtained by North Yorkshire Police (in conjunction with the National Police Coordination Centre) in accordance with s26(3) of the Act.

Details of the specific deployment are retained within the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner but are not published within this Decision Notice. The Chief Constable is satisfied that those details are operationally sensitive for the reasons set out in Regulation (2)(a) to (c) of the Elected Local Policing Bodies (Specified Information) Order 2011 in that publication would be against the interests of national security; and/or might jeopardise the safety of any person; and/or might prejudice the prevention or detection of crime, the apprehension or prosecution of offenders, or the administration of justice.

Decision Record

The Commissioner has decided to agree the deployment of a member of North Yorkshire Police and an associated police resource at short notice for an estimated maximum period of five days of temporary service with a police force outside of the United Kingdom.

 

Philip Allott

Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire

Statutory Officer Advice

Legal, Management and Equality Implications

The Commissioner’s Chief Executive and Monitoring Officer, having read this report and having considered such information as has been provided at the time of being asked to express this view, is satisfied that this report does not ask the Commissioner to make a decision which would (or would be likely to) give rise to a contravention of the law.

Financial and Commercial

The Commissioner’s Chief Finance Officer and S151 Officer has confirmed that the full cost of the deployment will be met by the donee police force and there is no net cost to the North Yorkshire Police fund.

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