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Conservative PCC candidate, Festus Akinbusoye
The “staggering rate” at which officers are leaving Bedfordshire Police is a key concern of the county’s new Police and Crime Commissioner, a meeting heard. Festus Akinbusoye, who succeeded Kathryn Holloway...
Funding for a fourth cyber triage van for Bedfordshire Police's Cyber Hub has been approved by the county's new Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Festus Akinbusoye...
Young people from across the county were invited by the new Police and Crime Commissioner to help decide on youth projects to receive a slice of £28,000 funding - and Youth Voices Bedford were...
Conservative PCC candidate, Festus Akinbusoye
The Conservative party candidate, Festus Akinbusoye, has been voted in as the county's new Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC). Mr Akinbusoye, 42, receveid 59,7934 votes. In second place...
Voters in Bedford Borough are reminded to cast their vote in the election for the Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner this Thursday (6 May). There are five candidates standing for the position...
Jas Parmar - Liberal Democrat Bedfordshire PCC Candidate 2021
LibDem candidate, Jas Parmar, is 63-years-old and has lived in the mid-Bedfordshire village of Clifton for over 33 years. He served as a police officer in the Metropolitan Police and as well as...
David Michael MBE - Labour Bedfordshire PCC Candidate 2021
David Michael is 67 and lives in Luton. He served in the police force for over 30 years and was promoted to the rank of Detective Chief Inspector. He was awarded an MBE in 2020...
Patrick Hamill - Independent Bedfordshire PCC Candidate 2021
Patrick Hamill, 67, lives in Houghton Regis and serves on Central Bedford Council as an Independent councillor. He is passionate about local issues and has successfully campaigned for the first...
Festus Akinbusoye - Conservative Bedfordshire PCC Candidate 2021
Ahead of the Police and Crime Commissioner election on Thursday 6 May, the Bedford Independent has asked each of the candidates for their thoughts on topics...
Bedfordshire PCC Candidates 2021 (l-r) Jas Parmar (LD), Patrick Hamill (IND), Festus Akinbusoye (CON), David Michael MBE (LAB)
To kick off our coverage of the election of Bedfordshire Police's new Police and Crime Commissioner, the Bedford Independent will be live streaming the first online husting this Friday (16 April)...
Bedfordshire PCC Candidates 2021 (l-r) Jas Parmar (LD), Patrick Hamill (IND), Festus Akinbusoye (CON), David Michael MBE (LAB)
On Thursday 6 May, the election of Bedfordshire’s new Police and Crime Commissioner will take place to choose Kathryn Holloway’s replacement. The 2020 election was postponed due to the global pandemic...
(l-r) PCC, Kathryn Holloway and current DCC, Garry Forsyth.
Around £16m has been secured in special grants to help fund and support policing in Bedfordshire during the last five years, a meeting heard. Outgoing Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway...