Police authority volunteers sought

VOLUNTEERS are being sought by the Suffolk Police Authority to help keep the county a safe place to live.The authority oversees the work carried out by the Suffolk Constabulary and is responsible for making sure those who live in Suffolk receive a high quality policing service.

VOLUNTEERS are being sought by the Suffolk Police Authority to help keep the county a safe place to live.

The authority oversees the work carried out by the Suffolk Constabulary and is responsible for making sure those who live in Suffolk receive a high quality policing service.

The two independent volunteers would join the standards committee to help with its work.

Christopher Jackson, the authority's chief executive, said: “The committee has an important role in promoting and maintaining high standards of conduct by all the members of the police authority.


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“It monitors operation of the authority's code of conduct and is also responsible for overseeing the members' allowance scheme.

“We want to find two local people who have a genuine interest in promoting high standards of conduct in public life and are committed to this process.”

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Applicants need to be of good character, to live in Suffolk and be able to travel to attend a small number of daytime meetings a year.

The voluntary position would be for four years with allowance and expenses being paid for attending meetings.

Anyone interested can get an application and further information from the authority's website at www.suffolkpoliceauthority.org.uk or by contacting Glennis Dyes in the chief executive's office at Suffolk Police Authority, Police Headquarters, Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, IP5 3QS or glennis.dyes@suffolk.pnn.police.uk.

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