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Police and crime commissioners

Police and crime commissioners are elected by the public to ensure the policing needs of communities are met as effectively as possible and to oversee how crime is tackled in your police force area.

Eleanor Ann Griffith

  • Former Deputy Police Commissioner
  • Experienced Child Protection Social Work Senior Manager
  • Former elected County Councillor
  • Former Ministry of Justice Public Appointee for the Court of Protection

Originally from Wrexham, growing up in Barmouth and living in Anglesey for the past 30 years, Ann is the experienced candidate in the election.

In her role as Deputy Police Commissioner Ann spearheaded work on children and young people; women in the justice system, anti-corruption and professional standards within the force, including officer and staff welfare.

Her successful partnership with current Commissioner, Arfon Jones, helped deliver an effective police service. We now have one of the most progressive and respected police forces in England and Wales.

Ann’s full manifesto for the election is available on Her six priorities to make North Wales the safest place in the UK are:

1. Wellbeing & development

Ensure the entire workforce feels valued, well-cared for and supported with the best training and equipment.

2. Supporting women and girls

Champion the rights of victims, ensure greater conviction rates and to continue to fund the Victim Help Centre.

3. Prevent crime and anti-social behaviour

Tackling local crime in a structured and robust way through local neighbourhood policing.

4. Reduce Re-offending

Focus on diverting low level offenders away from crime by supporting the cutting-edge Checkpoint Cymru programme and Women’s Pathfinder, restorative justice and progressive harm reduction drug policies to reduce re-offending.

5. Early Intervention for young people

Developing an innovative multi-agency programme to prevent children and young people in crisis turning to crime.

6. Hate Crime

Improve the police service to victims but work better with our partners to prevent the growth of hate crime, and deal robustly with online abuse.

Prepared by Olaf Cai Larsen, Agent for Eleanor Ann Griffith, at 1b Church Street, Llangefni, LL77 7DU.

Contact details:

Twitter: @AnnGriffPlaid

Facebook: Ann Griffith Plaid Cymru


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