Richard Rhodes has spent just over 100 days in his new role as Cumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner.
He told ITV Border about his achievements so far:
Cumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner, Richard Rhodes, has spent just over 100 days in his new role.
Mr Rhodes, who was elected in November, is responsible for holding the police force and the Chief Constable to account as well as giving Cumbrian people a way of influencing policing matters.
"The first 100 days have been incredibly busy.
"I look forward to the next 100 days being as equally challenging, rewarding and further building on partnership working particularly at district council level.
"Only by working together will we make Cumbria an even safer place to live, work and visit."
The last Friday before Christmas is one of the busiest days for police in towns around the region.
Cumbria's newly elected Police Commissioner took to the beat on the streets of Carlisle, to show his commitment to stamping out drunken disorder.
Ryan Dollard reports:
Today is known as 'Festive Friday" and is often marred by anti-social behaviour.
To see first hand how officers deal with this traditionally busy day for the police, Cumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner, Richard Rhodes will be going out on patrol with them.
Cumbria Police say the number of frontline officers will have to be reduced in five years time unless other budget savings can be found.
The county's new Police and Crime Commissioner Richard Rhodes says 64 officers posts may have to go by 2017.
Andy Burn has the full report:
Cumbria Police say the number of frontline officers will have to be reduced in five years time unless other budget savings can be made.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Cumbria, Richard Rhodes, said 64 officers posts will go through natural wastage by 2017.
"If we can't move on from where we are at the present time we anticipate that we may well have to reduce the number of police officers by 64 by 2017."
It came on the day Mr Rhodes met the Police and Crime Panel for the first time since he took up the role.
The panel was created to check that the commissioner is meeting his statutory requirements including any budget plans.
Cumbria's first elected Police and Crime Commissioner takes up his post today (November22nd).
Former teacher and magistrate Richard Rhodes is responsible for the forces priorities and budget, and has the decision over who ultimately will be Chief Constable.
However, in the first elected role of it's kind, 85 percent of Cumbrians didn't vote.