Online Question and Answer Sessions
Get involved in our Holding to Account about diversity, equality and inclusion, hate crime and stop and search
In the public ‘holding to account’ meeting at 5pm on Monday 13th July with Chief Constable, Anthony Bangham the Police and Crime Commissioner, John Campion will ask the force how it ensures fair and equal treatment for everyone in its communities, regardless of race, gender and other protected characteristics.
Questions are invited from the public covering the following topics:
- West Mercia Police’s approach to ensuring a stable workforce which reflects the demographic makeup of our communities
- West Mercia Police’s engagement strategies to build trust and confidence in communities
- Making sure all communities are treated equally, fairly and respectfully by the force regardless of protected characteristics
- Reporting and handling of reports of hate crime
- West Mercia Police’s approach to stop and search
The next Facebook Live Holding to Account will be broadcast at 5pm on Monday July 13th 2020.
How does it work?
You can get involved, and ask a question, in the following ways:
- Send us a comment or a private message on Facebook @WestMerciaPCC
- Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Comment during the live broadcast.
To keep it fair for everyone to ask a question, the following will apply:
- Questions must be focused on the chosen subject.
- Questions in advance must be submitted before 5pm on Sunday preceding the broadcast. A limited number of questions submitted during the live event will be asked during the broadcast.
- We’ll endeavour to put as many of your questions as we can to the Chief Constable, on a first come, first served basis, but we may not get to them all.
- If we are unable to answer your question during the livestream, and you would like a follow up from the police, we encourage you to contact your local policing team, whose details can be found on the West Mercia Police website.
- Primarily the questions will be asked by the PCC to the Chief Constable, on behalf of the public, although some questions directly for the PCC will be welcomed.
- Unless you ask to remain anonymous, your first name will be read out during the broadcast.
- Questions will be limited to one per person.
- Please keep your questions, concise- some wording may be abbreviated for the purpose of the live stream and/or asked collectively when a number of people ask a similar questions.
- We know you have busy lives so in case you miss the livestream watch it back afterwards on Facebook: @WestMerciaPCC or here on our website.
- Our privacy statement sets out details as to how we manage data, and is published here.
Like to know more?
- Drop us an email at email@example.com
- Watch videos of previous live sessions below: