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West Yorkshire PEEL 2015

Other inspections

How well has the force performed in our other inspections?

In addition to the three core PEEL pillars, HMIC carries out inspections of a wide range of policing activity throughout the year. Some of these are conducted alongside the PEEL inspections (for instance, our 2016 leadership assessment); others are joint inspections.

Findings from these inspections are published separately to the main PEEL reports, but are taken into account when producing the rounded assessment of each force's performance.

Other reports

Last updated 22/02/2016

This section sets out the reports published by HMIC this year that help to better understand the performance of West Yorkshire Police.

Honour-based violence (HBV)

West Yorkshire Police is not yet prepared across all areas to protect people from harm from HBV.

The force has prepared its leadership and governance structures in order to support its ability to identify and respond to cases of HBV.

The force is prepared, in respect of its awareness and understanding of HBV, and ensures that its officers and staff recognise, understand and identify victims from the first point of contact.

The force is prepared in respect of the levels of protection to be offered to victims of HBV.

The force is not yet prepared in respect of enforcement against perpetrators of HBV. The force is not yet prepared to prevent offences occurring.

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The depths of dishonour: Hidden voices and shameful crimes – a national overview of forces’ preparedness to deal with honour-based violence, forced marriage and female genital mutilation.

Published: 8 December 2015

Child protection

West Yorkshire Police is clearly committed to improving child protection services and its staff are dedicated and knowledgeable individuals, working to provide the best outcomes for the children of West Yorkshire.

However there is more work to be done, particularly in the more difficult cases, to ensure that delays are reduced wherever possible and that instances of children being unnecessarily detained in police custody overnight are tackled.

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West Yorkshire – National child protection inspection

Published: 13 January 2015