Members of new scrutiny panel reassured about levels of police cover in local areas


Members of a Moorlands scrutiny panel, set up by the Staffordshire Commissioner for Police, Fire and Rescue and Crime, have been reassured about the level of police cover in the area following transformation changes.

At a recent meeting of the Staffordshire Moorlands Safer Neighbourhood Panel, Chief Inspector Mark Thorley gave an overview of the implementation of the new force operating model, which provides additional focus and resource to local policing, investigations and emergency response, was impacting on the Moorlands area and the number of officers always on duty.

Residents who are interested in joining the panel can find out more at or contact Michelle Ryan on 01785-232246.