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This page contains details of reports published by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue (formerly HMIC)  which relate to West Mercia Police, along with the subsequent response to these reports from the Police and Crime Commissioner.

HMICFRS Report PCC Response
Report on an unannounced inspection visit to police custody suites in West Mercia PoliceView response
PCP report (referenced in letter)
HTA notes (referenced in letter)
PEEL 21/22 Police effectiveness, efficiency and
legitimacy An inspection of West Mercia Police
View response
PCP report (referenced in letter)
HTA notes (referenced in letter)
A Joint Inspection of the Police & CPS Response to rape Phase 2: Post ChargeView response
Safe to share? Liberty and Southall Black Sisters’ super-complaint on policing and immigration status. A joint investigation by HMICFRS, College of Policing and the Independent Office for Police Conduct (first published Dec 2020) This is a joint update from West Mercia Police and the PCC in submitted in November 2021
Police response to violence against women and girls – Final inspection report

Interim report: Inspection into how effectively the police engage with women and girls
View response
A review of ‘Fraud: Time to choose’View response
Review of policing domestic abuse during the pandemic – 2021View response
Policing in the pandemic – The police response to the coronavirus pandemic during 2020

Custody services in a COVID-19 environment
View response
Getting the balance right? An inspection of how effectively the police deal with protestsView response
Disproportionate use of police powers spotlight on stop search and use of forceView response
An inspection of the effectiveness of the Regional Organised Crime UnitsView response
Pre charge bail and released under investigation. Striking a balanceView response
A call for help police contact management call handling control-roomsView response
Roads Policing: Not optional – An inspection of roads policing in England and WalesView response
A joint thematic inspection of Integrated Offender ManagementView response
National Child Protection Thematic Report 2019View response
A joint inspection review of Evidence led domestic abuse prosecutionsView response
Cyber: Keep the light on An inspection of the police response to cyber-dependent crimeView response
West Mercia Police: Crime Data Integrity Inspection 2019View response
PEEL Police effectiveness, efficiency and legitimacy 2018/19 An inspection of West Mercia Police  September 2019View response
The Poor relation: The police and CPS response to crimes against older peopleView response
Fraud: Time to choose An inspection of the police response to fraudView response
Policing and Mental Health picking up the pieces (November 2018)View response
PEEL: Police effectiveness 2017 An inspection of West Mercia Police (March 2018)View response
PEEL: Police legitimacy (including leadership) 2017 An inspection of West Mercia Police (December 2017)View response
PEEL: Police efficiency (including leadership)2017 An inspection of West Mercia Police(November 2017)View response
Value for Money Profile 2017(November 2017)No response required
PEEL: Police effectiveness 2016 An inspection of West Mercia Police (March 2017)View response
PEEL: Police efficiency 2016 An inspection of West Mercia Police (November 2016)View response
Value for Money Profile 2016           (November 2016)No response required
PEEL: Police Legitimacy 2016 An inspection of West Mercia Police (December 2016)
and
PEEL: Police Leadership 2016          (December 2016)
View the one response to both reports