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The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner

The Executive team supporting the work of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Leicestershire is known as the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC).

This team has been put together specifically to enable the PCC to successfully carry out his duties. The OPCC is led by a Chief Executive, whose responsibility is to manage the staff team and provide a monitoring role to ensure that standards remain high.

The team also includes a Chief Finance Officer to advise the PCC on financial matters and the impact of any decisions regarding the budget, spending and commissioning. Other specialist staff provide support on key areas of business and manage the administrative functions of the OPCC.

You can contact the OPCC by clicking on "contact us" at the top of the page.

Organisational Structure

The structure chart will appear below as soon as it is available:



Equality profile

The following equality profile relates to the OPCC as of October 2020:-

  • Number of staff employed directly by OPCC: 26
  • Percentage of women: 73% (19)
  • Percentage of male:  27% (7)
  • Percentage BAME: 35% (9)
  • Percentage with disability stated: 4% (1)


Equality Profile as at October 2020Equality Profile Image - October 2020A pdf of the above image can also be downloaded HERE

Senior Staff (details of all senior posts within the Office of the PCC)
NameJob TitleRole DescriptionSalaryDisclosable Interests
 Rupert Matthews Police and Crime Commissioner Link  £76,500


Found in Lists & Registers

 Paul Hindson Chief Executive/Monitoring Officer   £92,250
Paul Dawkins Temporary Chief Finance Officer Link   
 OPCC Staff (click on job title for role desciption)


 Chief Constable - Simon Cole

For more information on the Chief Constable, Simon Cole please see the Force website

Policies relating to the recruitment of a Chief Constable:

Recruitment of a Chief Constable will follow Home Office Circular 20/2012 and guidance produced by the College of Policing in partnership with the Police Advisory Board England and Wales.

Details of how you can contact the Leicestershire Police and Crime Commissioner or a member of his office team, can be found below or you can use the form on the Contact Us page:-

Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Leicestershire
Police Headquarters, 
St John’s, 

LE19 2BX

T:   0116 229 8980