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.


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Elections for police and crime commissioners have now taken place. Matthew Ellis has been elected as police and crime commissioner for Staffordshire.

Statement by the Police Area Returning Officer for Staffordshire

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 refelct the opinions of myself or my council.
As Police Area Returning Officer I am responsible for coordinating the election and announcing the result in Staffordshire.
Police and Crime Commissioner Elections will be held in Staffordshire on 15 November 2012; the candidates standing in that election, alphabetically by surname (as they will appear on the ballot paper), are:

  • Ellis, Matthew (The Conservative Party Candidate)
  • Garner, Joy (Labour Party Candidate)

I can be contacted at:

Paul Andrew Hackney

Elections Office,
Stoke-on-Trent City Council,
Civic Centre,
Glebe Street,

01782 232722



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