Accessibility Statement

This accessibility statement applies to Core Derbyshire website.

This website is run by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts

  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen

  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard

  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software

  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

  • We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

 

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible at this time however we are working to remedy some of these issues:

  • most older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software; however we are not aware of any PDFs on this site.
  • you cannot modify the line height or spacing of text.

  • colour contrast ratio on some text does not meet AA 2.0 requirements.

  • very few images have Alt Text against them.

  • Right hand tabs can overlap text on mobile devices or when zoomed in above 125%

 

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording, or braille:

email: PCCoffice@Derbyshire.pnn.police.uk

call: 0300 122 6000

fax: 0300 122 7797

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 10 working days.

 

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact: PCCoffice@Derbyshire.pnn.police.uk

 

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

 

Contacting us by phone or visiting us in person

We provide a text relay service for people who are D/deaf, hearing impaired or have a speech impediment.

If you contact us before a visit we can arrange for reasonable adjustments under the Equality Act 2010.

To note, the CORE website is owned and managed by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) for Derbyshire. Different contact methods can be accessed on the Derbyshire OPCC page.

 

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

 

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.

 

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

 

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

  • Many images throughout the site do not contain Alt Text populated against them.  This doesn’t meet success criterion 1.1.1 Non-Text Content. We aim to fix these within the scope of the Accessibility renovation currently under review. When we publish new content we’ll make sure our use of images meets accessibility standards.

  • Colour contrast palettes for some text do not meet Accessibility requirements. This doesn’t meet success criterion 1.4.3 Contrast. This is within the scope of the Accessibility renovation currently under review.

 

Disproportionate burden

No website elements have been identified within the Accessibility Audit that is deemed a Disproportionate Burden.

 

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

  • The CORE website logo is in a file format not conducive to rescaling.

  • Menu buttons may cover text when using a mobile device.

  • Mobile menu position jumps.

  • Review sub navigation to ensure that it is clear to users that it is sub navigation.

  • Use HTML5 elements to improve navigation on the page for assistive technology.

  • Site map needs updating and formatting with a user-friendly User Interface (UI).

We aim to fix these within the scope of the Accessibility renovation currently under review.

 

Live video

Even though video captions are exempt from meeting the accessibility regulations we do endeavour to add captions to live video streams when appropriate.

 

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We are currently reviewing an Accessibility renovation programme to remedy the issues highlighted in this statement.

 

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 22 September 2020. It was last reviewed on 22 September 2020.

This website was last tested on 21 September 2020. The test was carried out independently by a third-party organisation (Fluid Ideas Ltd).

 

Website access and availability

Every effort is made to keep this website running smoothly. However the Police and Crime Commissioner takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of the Police and Crime Commissioner. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites.