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Nottinghamshire Police Independent Advisory Group

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What does the IAG do?

The Independent Advisory Group (IAG) is a strategic group that seeks to improve two way communications between Nottinghamshire Police and the diverse communities of both the City and the County.

As independent advisors and critical friends they offer advice on the community impact of police activity. They help to resolve policing problems and advise on proposed operations, building public confidence, improving local policing performance and accountability.

The IAG is consulted with before policies and procedures are implemented, particularly in respect of the investigation and prevention of hate crime. 

Who are the members?

Membership comes from the diverse communities, heritages and faiths that make up Nottinghamshire. It includes public, professionals, representatives from community groups, police officers, police community support officers and police staff. See the box below for our member biographies.

If you are interested in joining, please contact the chair Safdar Azam or Chris Thompson chris.thompson@nottinghamshire.pnn.police.uk  or 07809 689755. To read Chris and Safdar's biographies click on the blue box below.

Who is the chair?

The chair is Safdar Azam. Safdar can be contacted by email at  safdarazam.iagchair@nottinghamshire.pnn.police.uk or safdarconsulting@hotmail.com or by mobile on 07590 840 353.

How do I find out about meetings?

Forthcoming meetings of the IAG are scheduled as below, but it should be noted that meetings are aimed at specific business, therefore only members of the IAG and invited speakers can attend meetings.

  • 17 February 2016
  • 18 May 2016
  • 7 September 2016
  • 23 November 2016

Meeting Minutes