Equality archive


The Force Equality monitoring information.

Equality Duty

The public sector Equality Duty requires public bodies to consider all individuals when carrying out their day-to-day work. They should have due regard to the need to eliminate discrimination, advance equality of opportunity, and foster good relations between different people when carrying out their activities.

Public bodies are required to publish relevant information to show compliance with the Equality Duty and must set Equality Objectives. Further information about the equality information that we have published and the steps we are taking to develop and improve the information we collect is available here .

Devon and Cornwall Police are committed to improving the services it provides to all communities. Over the past four years the Force has worked with Independent Advisory Groups to develop a quarterly Equality Monitoring Report. The links below are to the report and other equality information that we collect.

Annual Equality Report 2015

This report highlights our work to promote equality and deliver progress on our Equality Objectives.  It reflects our commitment to equality, diversity and human rights and to reviewing and developing our services to ensure that they meet the needs of people with different protected characteristics and diverse groups and communities.

Hate Crimes recorded on the crime information system

Annual Equality Report 2014 - 2015

The report sets out the progress that has been made on delivering our equality objectives and includes the equality information we are required to publish by the specific duty in the Equality Act.

Annual Equality Report 2013 - 2014

This report highlights our work to promote equality and deliver progress on our equality objectives. It reflects our requirements and commitment to providing a policing service that meets the needs of all individuals and communities and demonstrates how we are meeting our duties under the Equality Act 2010.

Equality information report 2012 - 2013

Equality Information Report January 2013

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How do we use this information?

Performance Improvement

This information will be used to help improve performance, identify equality issues and understand how our decisions affect different groups.

Decision making

Devon and Cornwall Police publish the minutes of strategic meetings where decisions about our policy, functions and services are made.

Equality Objectives

We will publish our Equality Objectives as part of our Local Policing Plan 2012 - 15.

Previous reports

Equality Information Report June 2012

Equality Information Report 2011

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Contact

Head of Equality & Diversity
Devon & Cornwall Police
Police Headquarters
Middlemoor, Exeter
Devon
EX2 7HQ

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