West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner

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West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner
Mark Burns-Williamson

since November 2012
Police and crime commissioner of West Yorkshire Police
Reports toWest Yorkshire Police and Crime Panel
AppointerElectorate of West Yorkshire
Term lengthFour years
Constituting instrumentPolice Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011
PrecursorWest Yorkshire Police Authority
Inaugural holderMark Burns-Williamson
FormationNovember 2012
DeputyDeputy Police and Crime Commissioner

The West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner is the police and crime commissioner, an elected official tasked with setting out the way crime is tackled by West Yorkshire Police in the English County of West Yorkshire. The post was created in November 2012, following an election held on 15 November 2012, and replaced the West Yorkshire Police Authority. The current incumbent is Mark Burns-Williamson, who represents the Labour Party.