Expert warns cutting police numbers will affect their ability to keep streets safe on weekends.
The candidates in the elections to choose four new police commissioners in Wales are now known. Fifteen people have been nominated.
Falkland's veteran, Simon Weston, has announced he is out of the running to become one of Britain's first Police Commissioners.
Caroline Jones, former prison officer and business person selected as Conservative Police Commissioner candidate for South Wales PoliceFrom @AlunCairns on Twitter:
Falklands War veteran Simon Weston has announced he is no longer pursuing the role of Police and Crime Commissioner for South Wales.
The 50-year-old, who planned to stand as an independent candidate in the elections on November 15, broke the news via his Twitter account.
With regret pulling out of the PCC role for S Wales.Became disillusioned by the fact it was getting 2 political & not serving the people.From @Simon_Weston on Twitter:
Forty-one police force areas in Wales and England outside London will elect a Police and Crime Commissioner.
Duties for the post will include setting priorities for the force, deciding how to spend the police budget and hiring the Chief Constable.