Police and Crime Commissioner candidates: Sarah Russell (Lab)

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As assistant mayor for Leicester City Council, she has been the lead on community safety, anti-social behaviour and policing issues, has chaired the city’s community safety partnership and is part of the Police Strategic Partnership Board for the county.

She says: “I’m proud of my track record of working with police and other partners to deliver real improvements for communities to make them feel safer and reduce crime. My focus will be on protecting community policing, crime prevention, victim services, partnerships and you – I will ensure I’m accessible and that you have regular opportunities to question me and hold me to account.”

For more information visit her website