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Briefings held for potential West Merica Police commissioner
MEETINGS will be held for anyone interested in becoming a police and crime commissioner for West Mercia Police.
On Thursday, November 15, the public will elect a commissioner who will be accountable for how crime is tackled in the area covered by the force - Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin.
Initial briefings for people thinking about standing for election will take place between 10am and noon on Friday, May 4 and Monday, May 21 at force headquarters, Hindlip Hall, Worcester.
They will feature a short video on police operations, talks from the chief constable and Police Authority chief executive and a question and answer session.
Candidates must be British, Commonwealth or EU citizens, 18 years old or over and a resident in the West Mercia Police force area.
People cannot stand for election if they have ever been convicted of an imprisonable offence or are a public servant.
To book a place call the Police Authority on 01743 264690 or email email@example.com For more information visit westmerciapoliceauthority.gov.uk