The primary function of the scheme is to protect the policing dogs. In so doing it provides Essex Police with an independent monitoring body that will advise and make recommendations about the care of animals. The visitors will also provide reassurance to the community.
The scheme is run by the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, and the visitors inspect the working conditions of the dogs and provide reports back to the PFCC.
If your enquiry relates to operational policing or a crime please contact Essex Police here