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 Nottinghamshire

Elections for police and crime commissioners have now taken place. Gary Anthony Godden has been elected as police and crime commissioner for Nottinghamshire.

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Gary Anthony Godden

Labour and Co-operative Party

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Gary Godden - Portrait

Caroline Elizabeth Henry

Conservative Candidate - More Police, Safer Streets

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Caroline Elizabeth Henry - Portrait

David Watts

Liberal Democrats

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David Watts  - Portrait

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Statement by the Police Area Returning Officer for Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire. Police and Crime Commissioner Elections will be held in Nottinghamshire on 2 May 2024; the candidates standing in that election, alphabetically by surname (as they will appear on the ballot paper), are:

  • GODDEN, Gary Anthony (Labour and Co-operative Party)
  • HENRY, Caroline Elizabeth (Conservative Candidate - More Police, Safer Streets)
  • WATTS , David (Liberal Democrats)

I can be contacted at:

Kath Marriott

Rushcliffe Borough Council
Rushcliffe Arena, Rugby Road
West Bridgford, Nottingham


0115 981 9911