Interested in being a candidate?


Above you can read the briefing pack the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight has prepared for potential candidates. This pack was originally prepared for a May 2020 election. It is currently being brought up to date for a May 2021 election.

To read more about election guidance for PCCs, including qualifications for standing as a candidate, please visit the Electoral Commission.

The Association of Police and Crime Commissioner’s (APCC) has created a candidate briefing which offers guidance, advice and information for anyone interested in standing as a candidate APCC candidate briefing document

Police Area Returning Officer

The PARO has also published information about the election for candidates and agents, including their own briefings.

Neighbourhood Crime Maps

Find out what’s happening in your neighbourhood, meet your local policing team and how to contact them. Explore the crime map to see what has happened and the policing outcomes for each crime.

Neighbourhood Watch

Find a Watch scheme in your community, and apply to join or send a message to the scheme coordinator. Neighbourhood Watch provides a way for local people to play an important part in making their communities safer.

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