Ann Griffith

Candidate for North Wales Police

Ann Griffith is Plaid Cymru’s candidate for the North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner.

She was appointed the Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner during 2016. During her term in office she took a lead on Children and Young People, Modern Slavery , Domestic Abuse and Professional Standards. She chaired the Integrated Offender Management Board.

Ann qualified as a psychiatric Social Worker in 1984 and for the past thirty years has specialised in Child Protection. Throughout her long career she has worked alongside the police and the criminal justice system to support victims of crime.

She has her own business as a social care consultant and executive coach and is an associate consultant with Oxford Brookes University teaching leadership to senior social care managers.

Ann is committed to improving the criminal justice system for victims of crimes. She believes in the importance of increased police visibility, early intervention and deterrence and the use of innovative problem-solving initiatives.  She will want to closely scrutinise the force to improve areas of crime investigation especially serious and organised crime; the multi - agency protection of vulnerable people;   digital capability within online child abuse investigation teams and management of sexual or violent offenders.

Ann’s leadership experience will put her in good stead for working alongside the Chief Constable and senior management team to serve our communities and make North Wales Police the very best it can be.