By Leah Conway –
The Mayor of West Yorkshire, Tracy Brabin has officially launched a consultation to inform her first Police and Crime Plan.
The Mayor has urged everyone in West Yorkshire to join in and share your thoughts about your policing and community safety priorities using the campaign ‘#TellTracy’
The consultation will inform the new Plan which will set the strategic direction for West Yorkshire Police, community safety partners and commissioned services for the next three years.
“A Plan for Everyone.”
Tracy Brabin, Mayor of West Yorkshire, said: “I’m very excited to be launching this consultation today. We’ve worked really hard to make it as comprehensive and inclusive as we can with options to feedback including an online survey, over the phone, email, in person, social media and virtual events.
“Your views and the information collected will be crucial, not only in setting priorities but also to ensure I am focusing activity and funding on the areas of greatest need to the people of West Yorkshire.
“The Plan will be underpinned by some key principles that sit at the core of everything that my Deputy for Policing and Crime, Alison Lowe, and I do. These are, safety for women and girls, diversity, equality and inclusion, and early intervention and prevention.”
Alison Lowe, Deputy Mayor for Police and Crime, said: “The Police and Crime Plan is a really important document, it is far from just words on pages. It directly informs the actions of those working to keep us safe, on the frontline and on our streets.
“This is a Plan for everyone and that means we need everyone to get involved. You have a voice, and we really want to hear it.”
The consultation opened today – 1 September – and will run until 19 November with the online survey closing for responses on 17 October. To take part visit https://www.yourvoice.
You can find out more about the #TellTracy campaign here: