Safer Gloucestershire

Priority lead: Chris Brierley

Organisation: Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gloucestershire

Safer Gloucestershire is a body developed to enhance public safety in Gloucestershire. It calls on the expertise and leadership of senior managers from a range of agencies across the county. Their job is to anticipate potentially dangerous or harmful situations and plan solutions should they arise.

Chris Brierley

What are the key aims of Safer Gloucestershire?

opcc branding icon Reduce demand for public services through early intervention and a preventative approach.
opcc branding icon Ensure services are centred on people and communities, while working with those people and communities

“Gloucestershire is already a safe place to live and work. Our task is to make the county even safer.”

Safer Gloucestershire works closely with the Police and Crime Commissioner, local authorities and other partnerships such as the Health and Well Being Board and the Youth Justice Partnership Board and promises a different approach by:

  • Reducing demand for public services through early intervention and a preventative approach.
  • Using an evidence based decision making approach to determine priorities and problem solve
  • Being more proactive and responding quickly to new threats.
  • Proactively managing community relations and tension in partnership with the local community and networks.
  • Ensuring services are centred on people and communities – and reducing duplication.
  • Working with people and communities – building on their strengths and encourage self-help.

Find out more about Safer Gloucestershire Meetings here:

Meeting minutes and agendas will be available soon.

The Commissioner’s Fund

Here in Gloucestershire, PCC Martin Surl allocates 1% of the overall policing budget to the Commissioner’s Fund, which supports county-based projects that deliver one or more of our priorities. Our aim is to work directly with communities to make Gloucestershire safer.

About the fund

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