Compendium – policing in austerity

Following a full review of findings from the 2013 inspection, HMIC has produced this compendium, which brings together interesting, practical examples of how forces are approaching the budget reductions. Many of the examples include more innovative practices such as transforming call handing procedures, collaboration between forces and the implementation of new technologies.

Read ‘Policing in austerity: Rising to the challenge – Compendium (PDF document)

Please note: In July 2017 HMIC took on responsibility for fire & rescue service inspections and was renamed HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS). Inspections carried out before July 2017 may continue to refer to HMIC.