Dafydd Llywelyn was elected in to his second term of office as the PCC for Dyfed-Powys Police during the May 2021 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:


  • 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
  • National Police Air Service Board
  • Safer Communities Programme Board
  • National Rural Crime Network - on the Executive Board for Wales 
  • 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


Dafydd's overarching vision for 2021-25 is to keep the communities of Mid and West Wales safe, Maintaining trust and confidence in our police and criminal justice system as a whole.  Read more here.

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 £68,200 per annum.  This salary is set nationally by the Home Secretary on recommendations from the Senior Salaries Review Body.