Here's how you can get involved with North Yorkshire police, fire and crime live meeting

North Yorkshire’s Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner wants people to get involved in her next monthly public accountability meeting, which is live on Tuesday (Jan 26).

Wednesday, 20th January 2021, 10:27 am
Updated Wednesday, 20th January 2021, 10:29 am

The meeting will focus on how the police are managing offenders and how the fire service manages calls and responds to incidents.

It will also provide the opportunity for questions about these topics.

Public accountability meetings are broadcast live online with members of the public invited to send in their questions before or during the session.

Julia Mulligan

Tuesday's meeting will start at 1.30pm and will focus on:

* North Yorkshire Police – Offender Management

An insight into North Yorkshire Police’s approach to assessing and managing the risk of the most persistent and dangerous offenders in our community

* North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service – Response and Control

An insight into North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service’s approach to call handling and response times to incidents.

People are invited to ask their questions, relevant to the discussion, during the meetings via Twitter by including #NYscrutiny in their tweets.

Julia said: “These meetings give members of the public and staff the opportunity to understand the performance of both services and hear what they are doing to keep us safe and feeling safe.

“I encourage everyone to join in and watch, and if you have a question, please ask it.”

The agenda, along with presentations and reports are available on the Commissioner’s website.

How to ask a question on this month’s hot topic

In advance of the meeting, please send your question to [email protected] - please include your name and address with your question.

To ask a question during the meeting using Twitter, include #NYscrutiny in your tweet.

To watch the live broadcast

Watch online.

Watch on YouTube.

Follow @northyorkspfcs on Twitter and look for #NYscrutiny.

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