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12 February, 2020

Independent Chair sought for Domestic Abuse and Rape Scrutiny Panel

Julia Mulligan, Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, is seeking an Independent Chair for her Domestic Abuse and Rape Scrutiny Panel.

The Commissioner set up this panel to review and improve the police and partnership response to domestic abuse and rape cases, and the support and safeguarding they offer to domestic abuse victims in North Yorkshire.

Ultimately, the Panel’s purpose is to improve public confidence in the response to domestic abuse and rape to encourage more victims to come forward and seek support. By reviewing cases the Panel identifies learning to improve the identification, investigation and prosecution of cases, and to drive better joined up working between partners. In particular, the panel reviews and, where possible, supports improvements in the response to coercive and controlling behaviour offences.

Following a successful first year, we now have a vacancy for an independent Chair for this panel as our current Chair leaves us to pursue other career commitments.

The panel comprises of a number of different individuals and agencies. The role of the Independent Chair is to lead the panel, highlighting good practice and making recommendations to the police and partner agencies.

The post is voluntary but expenses will be reimbursed.

To apply please complete theDAR Scrutiny Panel Application Form and return no later than the 21 March 2020

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