Deputy Mayor Stephen Greenhalgh sets out vision for safer city

04 July 2012

The Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime Stephen Greenhalgh has today set out his vision for creating a safer capital city.

He has outlined the priorities of the Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime and his plans for a streamlined, focused and efficient organisation. He is proposing to focus the priorities of the organisation on crime prevention, police accountability, justice and re-offending. This will begin with the appointment of a new Chief Executive, for which recruitment will start shortly.

It is proposed that MOPAC will move from its current headquarters in Dean Farrar Street to City Hall, better integrating the organisation with the GLA.

Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime Stephen Greenhalgh said: "The Mayor's mission is to make London the safest global city on the planet. The Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) intends to stamp its authority across the entire spectrum of London's criminal justice system. There will be clear lines of accountability to ensure we prevent crime, hold the Metropolitan Police Service to account and reduce reoffending rates."