Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner survey: We want to hear your views
Four candidates will stand in the election to become the Dorset's first Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC).
The new £70,000-a-year PCC will have wide ranging powers over policing and the criminal justice system in the county - including a mandate to hire or fire chief constables.
PCCs will also set the force's priorities and oversee its budget, and the election will be held on Thursday, November 15.
Dorset's candidates are Andrew James Canning (Liberal Democrat), Nick King (Conservative), Rachel Rogers (Labour) and Martyn Underhill (Independent).
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You can find out more about the new PCC job here: Police and Crime Commissioner Home Office website.
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This is Dorset wants to hear your views and opinions on the new Police and Crime Commissioner roles. Please take a few minutes to fill out the form below and let us know what you think...