New Police and Crime Commissioner elected

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On the 6th May 2016, David Keane from Warrington was elected as the second Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, replacing John Dwyer.


David-Keane

38 year old David has served as a local Councillor in Warrington for 17 years and he has a law degree, having studied criminal justice at university. "One of my first major tasks will be to develop my Police & Crime Plan. In doing so, I will be building on the pledges I was elected upon. I will be focusing on the Chief Constable delivering real neighbourhood policing and ensuring officers, PCSOs and front-line staff are out on the streets to fight crime and keep us safe. Crucially, I will continue to listen to the public of Cheshire so I can deliver the priorities that are important to them." said Mr Keane.

The Police and crime commissioner is responsible for holding the Chief Constable to account on behalf of the people of Cheshire and will work to maintain an effective and efficient police service. His other duties will include the Appointment and, if necessary, dismissal of the Chief Constable; Setting policing priorities and producing an Annual Plan; Setting the annual police budget and council tax precept; Publishing an annual report and accounts and Consulting and involving the public.

Mr Keane who was the Labour Candidate at the election, took office on the 12th May and will serve for 4 years. For further information go to http://www.cheshire-pcc.gov.uk/Your-PCC/About-Your-PCC.aspx

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