The PCC works with a number of partnerships to join up service delivery to improve effectiveness and/or efficiency for the public. Amongst the most significant are police collaboration agreements.
A number of police services are delivered through a collaboration with Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire police forces and PCCs, there is also a 7 force collaboration with the eastern region forces (including Kent) and a number of national or other arrangements that are function specific.
Hertfordshire County Council improve the health, wellbeing and safety of Hertfordshire’s residents.
Working with partners, they aim to support, care for and protect vulnerable adults and children, and improve the safety and security of Hertfordshire’s neighbourhoods and residents.
County Community Safety Unit
The Community Safety Unit (CCSU) sees police, fire, probation, trading standards and county council staff co-located at council premises where they work toether to tackle domestic abuse, anti-social behaviour, alcohol and drug abuse.
The Crown Prosecution Service is the principal prosecution authority in England and Wales, and is responsible for advising the police on cases for possible prosecution, reviewing cases the police have submitted, determining any charges in more serious or complex cases, preparing cases for court, and presenting cases at court.
Local Criminal Justice Boards were introduced by the government in 2003 to improve the delivery of justice, secure better outcomes for victims and witnesses, and increase public confidence in the system.
Hertfordshire Criminal Justice Board (HCJB) is a partnership of agencies working achieve to these aims.
We want to create the best environment for victims and witnesses, whether that is improving opportunities for reporting crime, for providing support or making sure the court process is effective at holding offenders to account.
HACRO aims to encourage informed opinion relating to crime, be a source of support to those working with offenders in all settings, be alive to current issues of public concern and work work with offenders to prevent re-offending.
The Herts Women's Centre is a registered Charity established since 1995 in Shephall Stevenage.
They are also the Rape Crisis Centre for Stevenage.
They offer a range of support services to women which include: Low cost counselling, one to one support, emotional and practical support for survivors of Domestic Abuse, employment support and a range of courses to enhance skills and wellbeing of women.