Councillor Ray Bisby appointed as deputy police and crime commissioner
PUBLISHED: 16:32 04 January 2018 | UPDATED: 16:33 04 January 2018
Councillor Ray Bisby has started his role in office as deputy police and crime commissioner.
Cllr Bisby was formally endorsed at a public confirmation hearing held on December 19 2017 by Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Panel. He was appointed by the commissioner on January 2 2018.
Cllr Bisby started his career in the military before joining the Royal Ulster Constabulary, serving 19 years in Northern Ireland.
He moved to Peterborough in 2007 and became involved in voluntary work in the community including becoming chairman of the local policing board.
He was elected a councillor for Stanground South ward in Peterborough in 2015 and is also chairman of Peterborough City Council’s Corporate Parenting.
Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner, Councillor Jason Ablewhite, said: “At a time of significant change within the police and across public services as a whole, Ray’s experience of working with local communities will be advantageous in supporting my commitment to the public, communities and partners across the county.”