Merseyside Police and Crime Commissioner

Jane Kennedy is the Police and Crime Commissioner for Merseyside. She was elected by a public vote on 15 November 2012 and took up office on 22 November 2012.

On May 6th, 2016, Jane was re-elected to serve a second term as Merseyside's Police and Crime Commissioner after securing 61.7% of the public vote.

The Police and Crime Commissioner:

  • will provide a strong and powerful voice for communities and represent views about how crime is prevented and its consequences are tackled.
  • has a statutory duty to set a Police and Crime Plan for Merseyside and a budget that focuses on working in partnership to cut crime, as well as maintaining an efficient and effective police force. 
  • is able to commission services from outside the police force.
  • works with the Chief Constable, Andy Cooke, and local partners such as St.Helens Council, Merseyside Probation, health, education and local voluntary organisations to fulfil their commitments to not only fight crime and antisocial behaviour, but to prevent it, in order to deliver safer streets for the community.  

There are several ways to contact Jane Kennedy,

By phone: 0151 777 5155

By post: Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Merseyside,

Wavertree Police Station,Wavertree Road,Liverpool,L7 1RJ

By email:

Twitter: @MerseysidePCC


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