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Police and Crime Commissioner Philip Seccombe

Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner Philip Seccombe

Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner Philip Seccombe

Philip Seccombe was first elected as the Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner in 2016 and re-elected for a third term in May 2024.

He was born in Birmingham and was educated at Rugby School before going onto study Estate Management at The Royal Agricultural College. A chartered surveyor by trade, Philip has a strong grounding in public life, having been a Conservative councillor on Stratford-on-Avon District Council between 2002 and 2017.

In addition, Philip also served with the Territorial Army (now Army Reserve) for 25 years, commanding his Regiment and reaching the rank of Colonel. He received the Territorial Decoration (TD) for his long service. He has also served as chairman of the West Midlands Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association and chairman of the Warwickshire Army Benevolent Fund.

His key priorities are to:

  • Further reduce crime, anti-social behaviour and re-offending.
  • Continue to increase police officer numbers.
  • Increase support for victims and survivors of all crimes.
  • Reduce road traffic fatalities and serious injuries.
  • Engage with and listen to residents and communities.
  • Build further financial resilience for Warwickshire Police.

Nationally, Philip represents the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners as a Director of Blue Light Commercial.  He has a particular interest in road safety and chairs the Warwickshire Road Safety Partnership.  He is also chair of the Warwickshire Blue Light Collaboration Board where emergency services look to work together. He has previously served as the chair of the Emergency Services Collaboration Working Group and the lead of the APCC portfolio group on emergency services collaboration.

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