Dafydd Llywelyn was elected in to his third term of office as the Police and Crime Commissioner for Dyfed-Powys during the May 2024 elections.

Dafydd is a former Principal Intelligence Analyst and worked within Police Intelligence for many years before, in 2014, moving to Aberystwyth University to lecture on Criminology. His career has provided him with considerable insight into core policing issues as well as an understanding of what the public want from the service.

In addition to his role as Commissioner, Dafydd is the Chair of Policing in Wales and plays an active part in various other Groups including:

  • National Police Air Service Board
  • Police Digital Services
  • All Wales Criminal Justice Board
  • Single Unified Safeguarding Review Board with Welsh Government (Single Responsible Officer for Wales)
  • Policing Board for Wales
  • Safer Communities Programme Board
  • Strategic Command Course Professional Reference Group
  • Equality and Diversity and Human Rights Group (APCC)
  • National Rural Crime Network  (Executive Board member)
  • VAWDASV National Partnership Board Co-Chair alongside Minister for Social Justice Jane Hutt MS
  • Chair of Wales Data Analysis Innovation & Improvement Network (WDAIIN) 
  • Chair of Dyfed Powys Local Criminal Justice Board

One of the key priorities for Dafydd during his third term will be to keep our Communities Safe.  For his third term in office he has again refused to appoint a deputy.

Dafydd is a fluent Welsh speaker, a family man with 5 children and enjoys all sports, but takes particular delight in following Wales’ football team home and abroad.

The salary for the Dyfed-Powys Police & Crime Commissioner is £68,202 per annum.  This salary is set nationally by the Home Secretary on recommendations from the Senior Salaries Review Body..