The Force Management Statement (FMS) is a self-assessment that chief constables prepare for His Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) each year.
It is the chief constable’s statement and explanation of:
the demand the force expects to face in the foreseeable future;
the performance, condition, composition, capacity, capability, serviceability and security of supply of the force’s workforce and the extent to which current force assets will be able to meet expected future demand;
how the force will change and improve its workforce, policies, practices and other assets to cope with future demand;
the effect the force expects those changes to have and the effect of any residual risk of service failure; and
the money the force expects to have to do all this.
The FMS is used as part of the business planning cycle, with operational and organisational risks highlighted as part of the process. The risk assessment process is completed using the Strategic Management of Risk in Law Enforcement (MoRiLE) tool. This process informs the narrative provided in the strategic overview.
Please note that some of the material contained within the original document is, by its nature, subject to the following exemptions as permitted under the Freedom of Information Act 2000:
Section 23(10) - Information supplied by, or concerning, certain security bodies
Section 24(1) - National Security
Section 31(a)(b) - Law Enforcement
Derbyshire Constabulary has published a public-facing version of its Force Management Statement (FMS).