Our Priorities

Police and Crime Plan 2017 - 2021

The Police and Crime Commissioner is responsible for producing the Police and Crime Plan 2017 - 2021

The plan helps sets the strategic direction and priorities for Dyfed-Powys Police.  They are:

  • Keeping our communities safe.
  • Safeguarding the vulnerable.
  • Protecting our communities from serious threats.
  • Connecting with communities.

Progress is reported quarterly at the Policing Accountability Board; a public meeting where the Police and Crime Commissioner, Dafydd Llywelyn holds Chief Constable Mark Collins and his senior team to account.

Dyfed-Powys Police Delivery Plan 2017 - 2021

The Dyfed-Powys Police Delivery Plan 2017 - 2021 clearly sets out our aims as a service for 2017 - 2021 and puts context to how we will deliver our priorities as a service.

  • Prevent crime and anti-social behaviour (ASB).
  • Tackle the harm caused by substance misuse.
  • Reduce and manage offending behaviour Promote problem-solving approaches to address community issues.
  • Work with partners to improve road safety.
  • Recognise and deal with vulnerability and prevent victimisation.
  • Protect people from domestic abuse and gender-based violence.
  • Enhance our understanding and our response to people with mental ill health.
  • Safeguard children from sexual exploitation and support those who are vulnerable.
  • Encourage positive citizenship in young people.
  • Deliver the Strategic Policing Requirement and respond to emerging threats.
  • Work with communities and partners to disrupt serious and organised crime activity.
  • Address the threat of violent extremism and support those vulnerable to exploitation.
  • Strengthen our ability to deal with the increased threat of cyber-crime.
  • Make the best use of combined resources in our approach to emergency planning.
  • Adopt an engagement strategy to meet the specific needs of communities.
  • Ensure that the public receive a visible and accessible service.
  • Strengthen opportunities for the community to help deliver policing.
  • Provide a professional response to dealing with complaints and compliments.