Police and Crime Commissioners are elected every four years. The last election was in May 2016 and the next election will be in May 2020.
To read about the roles and responsibilities of a PCC please visit the Home Office or view this short video made by the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC) which explains how the public can have their say in who their local PCC is:
To read more about election guidance for PCCs, including qualifications for standing as a candidate, please visit the Electoral Commission.
This page will be updated as guidance becomes available for 2020. The Office of the PCC will be providing information about the role of a PCC and holding a briefing event shortly after the deadline for nominations. Details will be placed on this page in due course, so please check back for updates.