Commissioner Zoe Metcalfe

Commissioner Zoë responds to North Yorkshire Police inspection: ‘Our Police Force needs to do significantly better’ 

“As Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for York and North Yorkshire it is my statutory responsibility to set strategic priorities on behalf of the public, annual budgets, and hold the Chief Constable to account for the services that North Yorkshire Police (NYP) delivers to keep our communities safe and feeling safe.  “I welcome regular inspections […]

Commissioner Zoe smiling and looking towards the camera

Commissioner Zoë fully supportive as Government highlights violence against women and girls as a national priority

A new national Strategic Policing Requirement has been published today announcing that police forces and Commissioners across the country are required to treat violence against women and girls as a national priority – meaning tackling these crimes will be considered just as important as addressing threats like terrorism, serious and organised crime and child sexual abuse.