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Candidate Briefing Papers

Here there will be important briefing documents for prospective candidates.


The Electoral Commission has produced guidance and resource documents for Candidates and Agents. This information can be found here:


Regional Collaboration: Lincolnshire Police and our neighbouring forces in the East Midlands region have been at the forefront of collaborative policing in the UK for many years. Under the collaboration arrangements, the five forces of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Nottinghamshire are working together in many different areas vital to policing, ranging from major crime investigation through to IT infrastructure. To read more Click Here  


EMSOU: The East Midlands Special Operation Unit (EMSOU) is a collaboration between forces within the East Midlands region which aims to tackle organised crime, major crime, and terrorism as well as delivering comprehensive forensic services. To read more Click Here


ICVA: PCCs have a statutory duty to maintain a local Independent Custody Visiting scheme comprising volunteers from the local community who make regular visits to police custody to check on the welfare of detained persons and to ensure that they have received their rights and entitlements under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act. To read more Click Here.

The Independent Custody Visiting Association (ICVA) has produced an informative video, which can be viewed by Clicking Here


Purdah: This is pre-election period between when the election has been announced and the final results being announced. To read more Click Here


Joint Protocol: The joint protocol details how the OPCC and Lincolnshire Police will conduct themselves throughout the election period. To read more Click Here


National Crime Agency: For more information about the work of the National Crime Agency (NCA), please Click Here 


Police and Crime Commissioner Review: Concluding Part One: