Newly-elected Police and Crime Commissioners for Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire are making their Declaration of Acceptance of Office at separate venues ahead of starting work on Thursday.
Pictured here is Alan Charles being sworn in as PCC for Derbyshire.
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Bob Jones, PCC for the West Midlands, will today officially begin his duty and hold his first press conference.
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The newly elected Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) were announced today. Here is a complete list of the PCCs.