The Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon and Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly has announced that he will not seek re-election next May.
Tony Hogg was elected in 2012, and says he is proud of his achievements in overseeing the force.
ITV News asked his office why Mr Hogg was stepping down. This is their response.
- Having set up the role and made it a success, he feels it is a good time to move on
- Staying on another term will take him over the age of 70
- His job keeps him away most weekdays and he wants to spend more time with his family
- He is not stepping down - he will still be in post until May, with a lot to achieve before then.
You can read more about Mr Hogg's plans here.
Tony Hogg has announced that he will not seek re-election as Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly next May. Mr Hogg, was elected in November 2012 and will step down in eight months' time.
Earlier this month, Mr Hogg hit out at the "scandalous lack of funding" of Devon and Cornwall Police. He says he will continue his campaign before he retires.
Gloucestershire's Police and Crime Commissioner is calling for a change in the law on balaclavas, in the wake of the badger culls.
Martin Surl says they create an intimidating atmosphere. Senior officers complained when they were worn both by protesters and marksmen during the pilot cull in the county.
He is writing to the Home Secretary to ask for more limits on when they can be worn.
He told our reporter Katie Rowlett why he finds the wearing of balaclavas so offensive.
Gloucestershire's PCC Martin Surl is backing a call for a law change on face coverings. It comes after the Commissioner questioned senior officers about the policing of the badger cull.
Officers said people on all sides wearing balaclavas raised tensions and led to an atmosphere of intimidation.
Devon and Cornwall's Police and Crime Commissioner says he'll fight to make sure officer numbers aren't cut any further. The force is already facing a reduction in head count of around to around 2,800 over the next two years, and there are fears budgets may be tightened again.
Tomorrow marks the first anniversary of Tony Hogg taking office and he's told us that he's got an important role in not just holding senior officers to account, but also ensuring the force is able to do the job it's supposed to do. Richard Lawrence reports.
The police and crime commissioner for Devon and Cornwall, Tony Hogg, says he'll lobby for more funds to try to reduce the £24million set to be cut from council budgets in 2017.
Mr.Hogg has just completed his first year in office in the new role.
The blueprints for the future of some of our police forces were published today. But mixed with the budget cuts was news of police recruitment - and a £1 million fund for organisations that want to cut crime.
Angus Macpherson, Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon will be unveiling his Crime Plan today. It will set out the strategic direction for policing over the next four years and will be launched in Devizes at 10 am.
Avon and Somerset's new Police and Crime Commissioner will launch her first plan of action for the year ahead today.
Sue Mountstevens will outline her priorities to the public and speak to people on the streets. Her plan will including new details on road safety.
The Chief Constable of Avon and Somerset, Colin Port, is taking the newly-elected Police and Crime Commissioner to court.
It is thought he is taking the action at the High Court against Sue Mountstevens in a bid to keep his job, and that he has called for 6 months notice and an injunction to stop a replacement being appointed.
The Chief Constable announced that he would be standing down the day after the new PCC was elected.