Dutch policeman
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

A look at the role of police commissioners in the Netherlands

On 15 November people in England and Wales will vote on who they think should become police and crime commissioners for their area.

The Netherlands has been operating a commissioner system for the past 20 years - so how does it work there?

BBC South East Home Affairs Correspondent Colin Campbell has been to the Netherlands to find out.

  • 11 Oct 2012