Don't forget to vote! - Police and Crime Commissioner elections on Thursday
By AmyLocksHeath | Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 10:34
On Thursday we can all vote for a Police and Crime Commissioner to oversee our local police force. This person will oversee how crime is tackled in their area and aim to make sure the police are providing a good service.
Choose my Police Crime Commissioner
To see the candidates representing the SO31 postcode area, click this link.
Their role includes:
• meeting the public regularly to listen to their views on policing
• producing a police and crime plan setting out local policing priorities
• deciding how the budget will be spent
• appointing Chief Constables and dismissing them if needed.
The Police and Crime Commissioners elected will serve for three and a half years. The next election will be in May 2016.
Polling hours are between 7am and 10pm on Thursday 15th November.
If you have any questions, visit: www.aboutmyvote.co.uk
or call the helpline on 0800 3 280 280.