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Police commissioner: Dyfed-Powys Police profile

6 November 2012 Last updated at 09:08 GMT

The Police and Crime Commissioner elections are just over a week away, and Wales' four forces will be affected.

Dyfed-Powys covers Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, and Ceredigion as well as Wales' largest county Powys, making it the largest police force area in England and Wales.

Despite that huge land mass, it has the smallest population in Wales and also the fewest police officers.

Dyfed-Powys also boasts having the lowest crime rate in England and Wales. However, that does not mean serious crime never happens there.

BBC Radio Wales reporter Sarah Moore profiles the force.