About your PCC
Police and Crime Commissioner John Campion
John Campion was elected as the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Mercia on 5th May 2016. He has a broad background in both the private and public sector.
In 2004, John was elected as a Wyre Forest District Councillor. In 2007, he became the authority’s youngest and longest serving leader.
John was also elected as a Worcestershire County Councillor in 2005 and has held many roles within the County Council. He has worked in private business, as well as in the High Security Prison system as an intelligence officer.
John holds a BSc (Hons) in Business Information Systems from Liverpool John Moores University and one of his commitments is to improve technology within West Mercia Police.
Amongst other things, his role is to hold the Chief Constable to account and to ensure their police force is delivering an efficient and effective service that meets the needs of the public. For more on John’s role click here.
John enjoys spending time with his friends and family and is a keen amateur baker.
Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner Tracey Onslow
Tracey Onslow was appointed as Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner for West Mercia in July 2016. Her role is to represent John Campion in communities across West Mercia. Her portfolio includes cyber, rural and business crime, victims services and commissioning.
Tracey has an extensive and successful track record of public service, having been a District Councillor on Wyre Forest District Council for nearly 10 years. During this time, she has held a number of Cabinet Member portfolios including Operations, Housing, Health, Planning and Economic Regeneration.
Tracey has also served on the Town Council, Community Safety Partnership, NHS Clinical Commissioning Group and Local Enterprise Partnership to name but a few.
Prior to becoming Deputy PCC, Tracey worked as a parliamentary caseworker, dealing with national Government and partner agency issues. Outside public life, Tracey manages a property business and is a mum of two.
As Deputy PCC, Tracey will be instrumental in driving forward John Campion’s vision for a reformed, more secure and more reassured West Mercia.