Wiltshire's Police and Crime Commissioner, Angus Macpherson, is to become the first to exercise the power to appoint a Chief Constable. He has also put forward capping the police aspect of council tax.
The role of Police and Crime Commissioner was introduced to the UK last year - with elections held across the country in November 2012.
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