Leicester

Leicestershire police and crime commissioner results

  • 16 November 2012
  • From the section Leicester

Conservative Sir Clive Loader has been chosen as Leicestershire's first police and crime commissioner.

Find out more about these candidates below.

SIR CLIVE LOADER - Conservative

Sir Clive Loader
Sir Clive Loader said he had experience of running a big budget

Sir Clive Loader is a retired RAF serviceman who spent 30 years with the force.

As a front-line pilot he participated in air operations over Belize, the Falklands, Iraq and the Balkans before becoming air chief marshal and receiving a knighthood in 2006.

He has pledged to bring the same "effectiveness, efficiency and professionalism" to the county's force as he said could be found in the RAF during his three decades of service.

Sir Clive Loader's election statement

SULEMAN NAGDI - Independent

Suleman Nagdi
Suleman Nagdi said he had the ability to "galvanise" communities

Suleman Nagdi has lived in Leicester for most of his adult life and wants to use his experience as a community leader to improve the police force.

A former member of the Rhodesian Army, Mr Nagdi has served as a magistrate and a community advocate in the city.

Describing himself as "a pioneer", Mr Nagdi said he would put victims first and work to improve confidence within the police service.

Suleman Nagdi's election statement

SARAH RUSSELL - Labour

Sarah Russell
Sarah Russell said tackling anti-social behaviour was a priority

Sarah Russell has lived in Leicester for 12 years and has been a councillor with Leicester City Council since 2007.

She currently chairs the Safer Leicester Partnership which brings together the police, Probation Service, NHS and city council.

Her election pledges including opposing police services being contracted out to the private sector and targeting anti-social behaviour by guaranteeing victims get a police response within 24 hours.

Sarah Russell's election statement