David Keane has been elected as the new Police & Crime Commissioner for Cheshire.
Mr Keane will formally begin his role on 12 May.
David Keane said: "I am honoured to have been chosen by the people of Cheshire to be the next Police & Crime Commissioner.
"I was elected on three clear pledges I made to the Cheshire people – to deliver real neighbourhood policing; to back our police officers and get them back on the streets fighting crime and keeping us safe; and to focus on the delivery of your priorities to deliver a police service you can be proud of."
Mr Keane added: "I look forward to working with the chief constable to deliver for the people of Cheshire to make it one of the safest areas to live in the country."