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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.

John-Paul Campion

Building on my track record over the past five years, I have set out my vision for a Safer West Mercia at but the key highlights are:

  • Keeping the Communities of West Mercia Safe by fighting crime
    • Recruiting record numbers of Police Officers, focused on fighting crime
    • Protecting the vulnerable, tackling the harm caused by drugs and alcohol
    • Fighting organised crime
    • Tackling violence in our community including against women as well as targeting the perpetrators of Domestic Abuse and exploitation of children
    • Reducing rural and business crime
    • Reducing deaths and harm on our roads
  • Reforming how your money is spent
    • Keeping Council Tax increases lowest in the region
    • Driving more effective collaboration with the two Fire services through joined up Governance
    • Reducing the environmental impact of policing
    • Investing in prevention to tackle the causes of crime
    • Publish weekly key police performance statistics
  • Making sure we feel safe as well as being safe
    • Ensuring the community is at the heart of policing
    • Implementing a Local Policing Community Charter ensuring police are visible, accessible and effective
  • Putting Victims First
    • Ensuring the victims of crime are at the heart of the justice system
    • Training more officers in victim care
    • Promoting use of restorative justice
    • Invest in supporting victims of crime to cope, recover and thrive

West Mercia Police is made up of hard-working officers and staff; I believe the communities of West Mercia deserve a hard-working Commissioner who is focused on fighting crime and ensuring they are always at the heart of policing.

With your support on Thursday 6th May, we can continue to build a Safer West Mercia.

Yours sincerely,

John Campion

Prepared by Election Agent G Onslow, 28 Bewdley Road North, Stourport, Worcs, DY138PS

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