Crime and Disorder
A commitment to tackling the issues
Sefton's Safer Communities Partnership combines
Sefton’s statutory and voluntary organisations who work together to
tackle crime and disorder, reduce reoffending and improve the
environment across the borough.
The Safer Communities Partnership
includes representatives from Sefton Council, Merseyside Police,
Merseyside Police Authority, Merseyside Probation
Trust, and NHS Sefton, along with other agencies from the
public, private and voluntary sector.
Election of the Police and Crime Commissioner for the
The first election of a Police and Crime Commissioner for the
area covered by the Merseyside Police Force was held on Thursday 15
The Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 was passed
by Parliament on Thursday, 15 September 2011 and one of the key
parts of the Act was to introduce the role of an elected Police and
Crime Commissioner for each of the 41 Police Forces in England and
Wales outside London.
Each Police Force area held an election on Thursday, 15 November
2012 for the first Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC).
For each Police Force area, one council acts as the lead
authority to deal with the nomination of candidates and with
coordinating the results. For the Merseyside Police Area the lead
authority is Liverpool City Council.
Liverpool City Council website for full details of the
In Sefton, the Local Returning Officer undertook the normal
election arrangements for voters.
For the Merseyside Police Authority area the following Councils
Liverpool City Council (Lead Authority)
Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council
St. Helens Metropolitan Borough Council
Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
To find out more information about the Police Crime Commissioner
Elections and details of all the Candidates who stood for
election, click on your Police and Crime
Last Updated on 5/20/2013