HMIC grades Suffolk as Good in Responding to austerity report

In a report published today (July 22 2014) , HM Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) found Suffolk Constabulary:

  • is on track to achieve its required savings over the spending review period
  • has plans in place to deliver all of the savings needed in 2014/15, however faces a challenge to meet the savings requirement for 2015/16 and beyond
  • has a successful collaboration with Norfolk Constabulary, which continues to deliver financial and operational efficiencies
  • has achieved a greater rate of crime reduction over the spending review in comparison to other forces, and victim satisfaction is higher than the figure for England and Wales.

The national report and the Suffolk report can be read here.