We want our organisation to be more like the communities we serve. We aim to demonstrate our objectives and priorities for diversity and equality within the Force.
The diversity of our workforce has a direct impact on the quality of service we provide to the public. Each one of our officers and staff members bring valuable skills, experience and knowledge to the organisation. These are enriched and enhanced by the differences in:
Our inclusive workforce helps to improve the service we provide:
As a public body, we are required to publish Equality Information which demonstrates our compliance with the General Equality Duty. This report contains information about:
This strategy sets out our legal obligations, what we want to achieve, and how we will monitor our performance. The objectives reflect our work with diverse communities inside and outside the Constabulary, and demonstrate our commitment to ensuring that equality and diversity is at the heart of our work:
We are committed to ensuring that equality and diversity are at the heart of all we do. In keeping with our mission to deliver a policing service which meets diverse needs, it is important that we develop policies and practices that are inclusive and that we make decisions fully aware of their consequences.
This equality analysis toolkit is provided to support you in meeting the requirements of the Public Sector Equality Duty: