THE six candidates vying to be Thames Valley's first ever Police and Crime Commissioner have set out their vision for if they are elected.

The aspiring police chiefs were quizzed by members of the public in an elections hustings in Aylesbury yesterday evening.

The main task for the new bosses will be to decide on what the force's priorities should be.

Read more about the role HERE.

The elections take place on November 15. .

Watch the videos below to see each contender's five minute pitch to voters on why they should become the new police chief.

In order of appearance:


Patience Tayo Awe - Independent

Barry Cooper - UKIP

Geoff Howard - Independent

John Orrell Howson - Liberal Democrat

Anthony Stansfeld - The Conservative Party

Tim Starkey - Labour Party


Read written statements from the contenders here: