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The Police and Crime Commissioner is Dr Alan Billings.

Dr Alan Billings

Dr Alan Billings has been a Board member of the Youth Justice Board for England and Wales, which oversees the work of the criminal justice system for the under-18s.  He is also a former member of the England Committee of the Big Lottery Fund and Director of the Centre for Ethics and Religion at Lancaster University.

In the 1980's Dr Billings was Deputy Leader of Sheffield City Council and a Councillor for the Walkley Ward.

He served as a Church of England Parish Priest in four parishes, including spells in inner-city Sheffield and in the mining community of Beighton.  He has also trained clergy at two theological colleges - Ripon College, Cuddesdon, Oxford (Anglican) and The Queen's College, Birmingham (Ecumenical).

Many will know him as a former contributor to 'Thought for the Day' on BBC Radio 4's 'Today' programme.

Dr Billings has written several books, the latest being : The Dove, the Fig Leaf and Sword : Why Christianity changes its mind about war (SPCK 2014).

You can contact the Police and Crime Commissioner at:

E-mail:  thepcc@southyorkshire-pcc.gov.uk