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Independent Advisory Group (IAG)

About Lincolnshire IAG

The Lincolnshire Police Independent Advisory Group (IAG) exists to provide guidance, personal insight and constructive challenge in support of the county’s police force in the development and review of policing policies, procedures and practices within Lincolnshire.

The IAG is a network of individuals drawn from communities, businesses and organisations throughout Lincolnshire who are interested in supporting the county’s police force in delivering the very best service it can to all who live and work in Lincolnshire.

The IAG role is not one of formal scrutiny but is designed to support the police in meeting the strategic aims of the government’s Equality, Diversity and Human Rights (EDHR) strategy, providing a safeguard against the police service disadvantaging any section of the community through lack of understanding, ignorance or mistaken beliefs.

In achieving this it is our aim to ensure that membership of the IAG is as representative as possible of the breadth and diversity of communities in Lincolnshire.  

This page provides a range of information on the role of the IAG, its structure, the activities it is involved in, together with what is expected of IAG members and a summary of current membership.  

If you would like any more information about the role of the IAG please email us at IAG@lincs.pnn.police.uk or refer to the ‘how to join’ section.

IAG Handbook

The IAG handbook outlines how the IAG works, the activities its members are involved in and what is expected of them.

Given the dynamic nature of policing the nature and role of the IAG will continually evolve to ensure that it can continue to contribute constructively and effectively to policing across Lincolnshire and the handbook will be updated periodically to reflect any changes.

Download a copy of the handbook.

If you have any questions please email us at IAG@lincs.pnn.police.uk

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

In order to cement the relationship between the IAG as an independent agency and Lincolnshire Police a Memorandum of Understanding has been agreed between the two organisations. The MoU sets out the basis of the relationship including the aims objectives, framework and principles which underpin the partnership.

Download the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).     

IAG members

The current members of the IAG are:

Read about each of the members in their biographies

IAG Annual report and review

Beginning in March 2021, the IAG will be publishing an annual review summarising the activities and achievements of the group. The report will be available here.

IAG Surveys and reports

As part of its work the IAG will periodically undertake surveys or reviews in relation to the work of Lincolnshire Police.  Recent publications include:

How to join

For the IAG to be effective it is important that it includes a diverse membership which is both broadly representative of the population of Lincolnshire and which is capable of fulfilling the full range of activities it is established to undertake.

To achieve this we will periodically run specific recruitment campaigns. However, expressions of interest are welcome at any time from people who believe they can contribute effectively to the work of the IAG. We are especially interested in receiving applications from individuals who are able to represent the views of minority and underrepresented groups.

If you are interested in applying we would first encourage you to familiarise yourself with the content of this page and in particular the IAG Handbook.

Please then email IAG@lincs.pnn.police.uk with a brief explanation of why you are interested in joining the IAG

Contact the IAG

If you would like more information about the group and what membership will involve, please contact IAG@lincs.pnn.police.uk

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