Posted on Friday 6th May

Chief Constable Simon Byrne and Police & Crime Commissioner David KeaneDavid Keane has been elected as the new Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire.

Mr Keane will formally begin his role on 12th May 2016.

David Keane said: "I am honoured to have been chosen by the people of Cheshire to be the next Police & Crime Commissioner.

“I was elected on three clear pledges I made to the Cheshire people - to deliver real neighbourhood policing; to back our police officers and get them back on the streets fighting crime and keeping us safe; and to focus on the delivery of your priorities to deliver a police service you can be proud of.”

Mr Keane added: "I look forward to working with the chief constable to deliver for the people of Cheshire to make it one of the safest areas to live in the country."