The Dyfed Powys Criminal Justice Board provides the forum to bring together key partners and senior representatives of Criminal Justice agencies operating within Dyfed-Powys to enable collaboration and partnership working. The Board is responsible and accountable for the service provided to victims and witnesses, the delivery of the criminal justice targets in this area, improvements in the delivery of justice and securing public confidence.

The Vision of the Dyfed Powys Criminal Justice Board is to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the criminal justice system in Dyfed Powys, including improving the experience for victims and witnesses and building confidence in the system as a whole.

The Board’s priority areas of focus during 2017/2018 are:

  1. Improving the service to victims and witnesses. To include:
    • Victims of Domestic Abuse and the role of SDVCs
    • Witness satisfaction
  2. Accessibility and effectiveness of the criminal justice system. To include:
    • Youth Courts
  3. Offender management

The Dyfed-Powys Criminal Justice Board is comprised of key partners and senior representatives of criminal justice agencies operating within the Dyfed-Powys area. Membership includes;

  • Police and Crime Commissioner- Dafydd Llywelyn
  • Youth Offending Team - Service Manager
  • Victims Support Divisional Manager
  • Dyfed Powys Police ACPO representative – Assistant Chief Constable
  • HMCTS -Deputy Justice’s Clerk
  • National Probation Service - Assistant Chief Executive
  • Crown Prosecution Service- Deputy Chief Crown Prosecutor
  • Wales Community Rehabilitation Company - Assistant Chief Executive
  • Her Majesty’s Prison Service -Senior Representative
  • Court Witness Service Wales - Manager
  • Defence Representative
  • Hywel Dda – Head of Strategic Partnership Development for Hywel Dda Healthboard
  • Powys Teaching Health Board – to be established
  • Director of Commissioning (Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office)
  • Victim Support – Wales Contact Manager