How we work
The Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner and Chief Constable work within the following policies. These are reviewed annually (unless otherwise stated).
- Scheme of Delegation for PCCs and CCs
- Code of Corporate Governance
- Code of Conduct
- Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and Schedule of MOU
- Decision Making Framework, Appendix 1, Appendix 2, Appendix 3
- Financial Regulations - currently under review, to be published 31.12.2017
- Contract Standing Orders - currently under review, to be published 31.12.2017
- Stage 2 Scheme of Transfer
- Fees and Charges for the Supply of Goods & Services 2016 -2017
- Surrey Sussex Police Finance Protocol for Collaborated Services
- Persistent Complainant - currently under review, to be published 31.12.2017
- Confidential Reporting "Whistleblowing" - currently under review, to be published 31.12.2017
- Treasury Management
- Freedom of Information (FOI) Publication Scheme
- Victims’ Code
- Independent Police Custody Visiting
- Risk Management Policy (Reviewed every 2 years)
- Social media policy
Information about our other policies and procedures is available below.
You can read a copy of our Complaints Procedure here. Should you wish to submit a complaint to the office please download a copy of this form. Please email a copy of completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org, or alternatively you can post your form to:
OSPCC, Sackville House, Brooks Close, Lewes, BN7 2FZ
You will find information about how we handle complaints and the rest of our Complaints Policy here.
Subject Access Requests
Unless a Subject Access Request relates to one of a small number of special categories of information, the maximum fee that can be charged for dealing with it is £10. Different fee limits apply where the request concerns health or educational records or credit files.
Charging regimes and policy
Policies and procedures for procurement and commissioning arrangements
Our Procurement process is covered within the Financial Regulations.
Within this section you can also find out information relating to:
- Victims Services
- Community Safety
- Restorative Justice
Information about funding made available from the Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner via the Community Safety Fund and Victims’ Services Fund is available here.
Policies and procedures for provision of services
For information on how we handle requests for information, please visit the Freedom of Information section of our website.
There is currently a review of the business classification scheme for the management of information.
Records Management and Personal Data Policies
Policies and Procedures for the Employment of staff
The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OSPCC) follows the same employment procedures as Sussex Police.