PSNI performance should be measured on impact on people’s lives – McCartney

Sinn Féin Foyle MLA Raymond McCartney  has said PSNI performance should be measured on the impact it has on people’s daily lives. raymond-mccartney-450x301

He  said:

“The publication of this report by the Controller and Auditor General into continuous improvement arrangements in policing raises a number of issues.

“While there are some welcome indicators, the report still identifies some long-standing concerns over the relationship between the PSNI and the Policing Board on how performance is monitored.

“It is clear that some of the reporting mechanisms in place need to change in order to properly judge the PSNI’s performance.

“We need to ensure that communities can see policing make a real difference in their daily lives and for that to happen we need to see PSNI performance measured for the impact it has.

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