Devon and Cornwall police have had to transfer the investigation to another force to avoid a conflict of interest.
Victory for Labour, disappointment for UKIP.
Although Labour is expected to win today's South Yorkshire police and crime commissioner by-election today, staff are concerned that UKIP could come top in Doncaster.
At one point a candidate for the post of West Midlands police and crime commissioner was speaking to a woman with a spliff in her mouth.
The PCC, which operates from jails, says it will strike during the World Cup and presidential elections if their chiefs are transferred to high-security prisons.