John Dwyer was elected as Cheshire’s first Police and Crime Commissioner in November 2012 - and is standing to again in the 2021 elections to be elected again as Cheshire's Police and Crime Commissioner.
John’s background is in policing and public service – he is a former Assistant Chief Constable for Cheshire, part of his distinguished 30 year career in the police. On retiring from the police service, John set up his own business, became a trustee of a number of local charities including the “Drugwatch Trust” and “Sanctuary for Veterans”.
John was a Cabinet Member for three years on Crewe and Nantwich Borough Council with responsibility for ‘safer communities’. He lives with his wife in Hatherton, near Nantwich.