Organisational documents

This page sets out HMICFRS’s organisational documents for policing:

His Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary’s annual assessment of policing

This section contains HMICFRS’s annual policing reports. The annual reports for 2007/08 and 2008/09 were incorporated into HMICFRS’s business plans for those years.

The Police Act 1996 requires His Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary to report each year on his assessment of the efficiency and effectiveness of policing in England and Wales.

Read the latest State of Policing: The Annual Assessment of Policing in England and Wales

Previous annual reports

Read previous annual reports

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Inspection programmes

Current inspection programme

Please see our current policing inspection programme.

We published an annual review of this in September 2023.

Previous inspection programmes

View our previous policing inspection programmes.

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HMICFRS frequently consults on its policing inspection programmes, as well as on other aspects of its inspections. This section contains HMICFRS’s consultation documents and responses. It also contains consultations on joint inspections which HMICFRS carries out with partner organisations.

View our consultations.

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