Cumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Richard Rhodes has begun addressing the media at a press conference.
He admitted making two mistakes; "failing to check cost of the driver and car and his expenses not being published online until this week".
He has apologised to the people of Cumbria.
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The family of murdered schoolboy Jordan Watson say getting justice for their son has helped restore their faith in people.
Cumbria Police have welcomed the sentences handed out to three men convicted of killing schoolboy Jordan Watson.
The "kind and caring" schoolboy was just 14 when he was found dead in a cemetery in Carlisle.