The Police Area Returning Officer welcomes the interest of the media in elections and recognises the important part they play in the electoral process.

If you are interested in receiving information about the Police and Crime Commissioner Elections to be held in the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Police Force Area on Thursday, 2 May 2024 as and when it becomes available, please email providing your name, contact email address, your job title and details of the organisation you represent. Please put ‘PARO 2024’ in the subject line.

There will be a media briefing at a date/time to be confirmed. This will include technical support regarding operations within the O2 Guildhall and Civic Centre together with an overview of how the count collation process will be delivered. If you would like to attend please let the communications team know by e-mail to