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About the Commissioner

Caroline Henry - Nottinghamshire PCC

Caroline Henry

Who is your Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC)?

The Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) is Caroline Henry who was elected May 2021.

The Commissioner was voted in by the residents of Nottinghamshire and has set a number of targets which she hopes to achieve during her time in office. The key pledges made in her manifesto can be found below.

Caroline's key pledges:

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The Commissioner has a number of key roles and responsibilities - see the 'Commissioner Responsibilities' section to find out more.

An oath of impartiality

Each Commissioner throughout the country is required to swear an oath of impartiality. By swearing the oath they vow to complete their role with honesty and remain impartial in any situation that may arise in relation to crime, disorder or politics.


Why do we have a Commissioner in Nottinghamshire?

Proposed changes to the Police governance structure became a reality after the Government passed the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act. This meant that Police Authorities ceased to exist in November 2012 and were replaced with directly-elected Commissioners.