Emily Spurrell
Police and Crime Commissioner for Merseyside
0151 777 5155

Emily is in her second term as Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Merseyside. She was first elected in May 2021 and re-elected in May 2024 with 61.7% of the public vote.

As PCC, Emily has prioritised preventing crime, tackling Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG), improving police scrutiny and transparency, and supporting victims of crime. These are encapsulated in Emily’s Police and Crime Plan for the region, which focuses on three key pillars:

  • Fighting Crime; Proactive Policing.
  • Supporting Victims; Safer Communities.
  • Driving Change; Prevent Offending.

Emily is the national lead on Custody and Joint Lead for Criminal Justice on behalf of all PCCS through the Association of PCCs (APCC).

Prior to being elected, Emily was Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner, and she served as a Liverpool City Councillor leading on Community Safety.

Emily lives in Crosby, Sefton, with her husband Graeme, their son and dog.

Merseyside Police and Crime Plan 2021-2025