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Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex

This election was held on Thursday 6 May 2021.

4 candidates stood in the Essex Police force area.

About this position

Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) are elected to hold the police to account. They have responsibility for their police force's finance, and can appoint or dismiss the Chief Constable. Once elected, each PCC must produce a Police and Crime Plan, which sets their force's strategic direction.

Learn more about PCCs from the Institute for Government.

Next election

The next election for Essex Police force area is due to take place on Thursday 2 May 2024.

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