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The deadline for publication of statement of persons nominated was no later than 4pm Friday 9th April 2021.

North West Leicestershire District Council is the lead authority for the Leicestershire police area - the notice of persons nominated can be found on their website:

We cannot endorse or support any one candidate over another.   The Home Office has an official site which features every candidate's details.


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as information on the Leicestershire candidates is now available.

Any events held by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Leicestershire for potential candidates will appear on this page.

Candidate Newsletters

Candidate Newsletters

It has now been confirmed that the Police and Crime Commissioner elections will take place on Thursday 6 May 2021.  We will therefore be sending all known candidates regular brief updates until the election to outline the current work of the office and to keep you informed of any new developments. 


Candidate Briefings

Any briefings being held by outside bodies are detailed below:

Independent Custody Visiting Association (ICVA)

Information for prospective PCCs can be found here:

  • 20th April 2021
    The ICVA will be holding a briefing for PCC candidates from 16:00-17:00 on 20 April, where they will provide information on what an independent custody visiting (ICV) scheme is, PCC duties and important areas of work. The meeting will be via Teams. Please email if you would like to attend.


The National Crime Agency (NCA)


The National Crime Agency would like to invite prospective candidates to a virtual briefing event hosted by Dame Lynne Owens, DG NCA. The event will be held via MS Teams on Wednesday 28th April 16:00-17:30hrs and will focus on the nature and scale of the threat posed by serious and organised crime (SOC) to your local communities.


The agenda for the session will cover:

  • How the NCA works collaboratively with police forces and PCCs to tackle the SOC threat;

  • Findings from the National Strategic Assessment of Serious and Organised Crime 2021;

  • Case Study of an operation to disrupt an organised crime group; and

  • A question and answer session where you can put your queries to senior leaders of the NCA.


If you would like to attend please send a request for joining instructions to by 16:00hrs on Monday 26th April.


Kind Regards,


Fiona Fernandes

Strategic Engagement & Partnerships Team

NCA Strategy





Meetings with Candidates

Any meetings that potential candidates have with the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Leicestershire, or information requested, will be detailed below:

September 2020

Information Requested:  a list of outside bodies funded by the PCC's office


Information provided (available to download below):

November 2020

Information Requested:  recruitment, retention and dismissals

Information provided (available to download below):

December 2020

Information Requested:  Leicestershire Police Rural Specials Team

Information provided (available to download below):

March 2021

Information provided (available to download below):

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