The Police and Crime Commissioner elections were held nationwide on Thursday 5 May 2016. These elections took place in 41 police force areas covering England and Wales (excluding London). Each area has one Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC). PCC elections were run by local returning officers (LROs) in each local authority, with police area returning officers (PAROs) co-ordinating across each force area. For Norfolk the PARO is Ray Harding, Chief Executive of the Borough Council of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk.