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Police and Crime commissioners: What it means for you

The polls open across Wales on Thursday for a new type of election.

People will be able to decide who should be the police and crime commissioner to oversee their local police force.

The new commissioners will oversee police force budgets and hold police chief constables to account, but there are warnings that turnout could be exceptionally low.

BBC Wales political editor Betsan Powys explains how it will all work.

  • 14 Nov 2012