Here at North Wales Police we take equality and diversity
seriously, both within the organisation and in the communities we
We have a Diversity Unit dedicated to ensuring that that,
through policy and practice, all staff understand how
discrimination can take place.
Our services respond to the diversity of our local communities
and cultures, by engaging with them and understanding their
specific needs. In this way we are able to police more
This is the third annual Cultural Survey carried out by North
The Survey attempts to get to the roots of the feelings, attitudes
and behaviours of all employees so that appropriate action can be
taken to improve the services we provide to our communities.
Read the Cultural
North Wales Police have developed a Diversity Strategy which
sets out in three themes what and how the force will deliver a
service that meets the diverse needs of our communities.
The Equality Act 2010 represents the culmination of years of
debate about how to improve British equality law. It offers
individuals stronger protection against discrimination. It gives
employers and businesses greater clarity about their
responsibilities. And it sets new expectations that public services
must treat everyone with dignity and respect.
Our responsibility in exercising the Policing function is to
have due regard to meet the need to:
The act gives the force an opportunity to demonstrate its
continued commitment to ensuring that all our communities are
For more information and guidance on how this affects you,
go to the
Equality and Human Rights Commission web site.
The links below provide further information and inform you on
how you can contribute to North Wales Police and Equality and
The link’s below include information we hold relating to
equalities in North Wales Police and Police Authority with a
summary of what it tells us and what areas of policing it relates
to. There will be information gaps where we have not been able to
obtain data. We are working to identify these gaps through our
Equality Plan for 2012-2016. Your feedback on the information or
any gaps is very welcome.
The Equality Advisory Support Service (EASS)
provides information advice and support on discrimination and human
rights issues to individuals in England, Scotland and Wales,
recognising the constitutional, legal, social and policy
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