Police and crime commissioner elections took place for the first time on Thursday 15 November 2012.
The next police and crime commissioner elections following November 2012 will be held on Thursday 5 May 2016. The election will then be held every four years after that.
The Gov.uk website has information on the role of the police and crime commissioner.
Cumbria Police and Crime Commissioner website has full details of Richard Rhodes who was elected to serve Cumbria.