The Police and Crime Commissioner for the West Midlands has spoken to ITV Central about his new role in the region.
Bob Jones became one of nine newly-elected Commissioners across the Midlands, when votes were cast on Wednesday.
The election saw the lowest number of people voting for a peacetime election.
Just over eleven per cent of the electorate turned out across Staffordshire, with Stoke-on-Trent having one of the lowest turnouts in Britain. In the West Midlands 12 per cent of people voted.
Bob Jones, a Labour Commissioner, explained to ITV Central his strategy to drive crime figures down.
Bob Jones, PCC for the West Midlands, will today officially begin his duty and hold his first press conference.
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