Police and crime commissioners

Police and crime commissioners are elected by the public to ensure the policing needs of communities are met as effectively as possible and to oversee how crime is tackled in your police force area.

Candidates for Norfolk

Elections for police and crime commissioners have now taken place. Sarah Taylor has been elected as police and crime commissioner for Norfolk.

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John Peter Crofts

Liberal Democrat

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John Peter Crofts - Portrait

Giles Rackley Orpen-Smellie

Conservative Candidate - More Police, Safer Streets

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Giles Rackley Orpen-Smellie - Portrait

Martin Kenneth Albert Schmierer

The Green Party

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Martin Kenneth Albert Schmierer - Portrait

Sarah Taylor

Labour and Co-operative Party

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Sarah Taylor - Portrait

Download a PDF booklet containing the statements of all candidates standing at this election

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Statement by the Police Area Returning Officer for Norfolk

This website contains more information about those candidates (where provided) and other information useful to voters. The information provided by a candidate is their responsibility, and may not reflect the opinions of myself or my council. As Police Area Returning Officer I am responsible for coordinating the election and announcing the result in Norfolk. Police and Crime Commissioner Elections will be held in Norfolk on 2 May 2024; the candidates standing in that election, alphabetically by surname (as they will appear on the ballot paper), are:

  • CROFTS, John Peter (Liberal Democrat)
  • ORPEN-SMELLIE, Giles Rackley (Conservative Candidate - More Police, Safer Streets)
  • SCHMIERER, Martin Kenneth Albert (The Green Party)
  • TAYLOR, Sarah (Labour and Co-operative Party)

I can be contacted at:

Trevor Holden

Horizon Centre
Broadland Business Park, Peachman Way


01508 535320