PACCTS

Supporting the 

Treasurer to

Police and Crime Commissioners

PACCTS

Representing all

43 police force areas

in England and Wales

PACCTS

A united voice

to central government

PACCTS

A professional group

for developments in

police finance

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Welcome to the Police and Crime Commissioners Treasurers' Society (PACCTS) website

PACCTS represents the Treasurer of each of the 41 Police and Crime Commissioners in England and Wales, as well as the Treasurer to the Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime, and the Chamberlain of the Common Council of the City of London.

Police and Crime Commissioners are elected to ensure police forces are accountable to the public. They are responsible for setting the budget and council tax precept for the force, as well as setting strategic policing priorities, holding the force to account through the Chief Constable and consulting and involving the public.

For more information about the Society and its role, please use the navigation tabs above. Members of the Society are able to log in to access more detailed information on police and local government finance, as well as meeting papers and other documents.

Latest News

19-07-2019

Halt to facial recognition technology trial urged as MPs question its legality

Policing is facing more pressure to halt controversial trials of facial recognition technology as MPs argue lack of legislation calls into question their legal status.

Days after forces won unequivocal Home Office backing for continued testing, the Commons Science and Technology Committee challenged the accuracy and bias of the testing.

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19-07-2019

Theresa May to 'go for broke' on pay award in parting gift to police

Theresa May’s leaving present to under-resourced policing could be the biggest pay rise in six years, it has emerged. One of the Prime Minister’s final acts in office is expect [more...]

19-07-2019

Home Office scheme rejects 70% of bids for cash to steer kids away from knife crime

The Home Office rejected over 70% of bids for cash to divert children away from knife crime and violence, as demands for resources to combat rising serious violence outstripped the [more...]