Richard Bright, 40, was endorsed as the party’s candidate following a selection meeting by members from across Derbyshire at Ashover Village Hall.
The Hognaston Man represents Hulland on Derbyshire Dales District Council and is also a member of the Derbyshire Police and Crime Panel which scrutinises policing in the county.
Richard said: “I am delighted to have been chosen by Derbyshire residents to contest the Police and Crime Commissioner for the Conservatives.
“I will be Commissioner for both urban and rural Derbyshire and will support our hardworking officers to tackle all types of crime from anti-social behaviour to traffic offences.
'World’s best sweet shop’ contents up for auction as Peak District owner sells everything to start new adventure
Man left victim permanently scarred after smashing glass into his face in Buxton pub
Police 'extremely concerned' for welfare of man missing after walking from Stockport to Ashover
Drug deaths hit record high in High Peak
Buxton B&B set to become children's home if High Peak council approves plans
“I also want to get better value for money for taxpayer and I understand the need for more collaboration with other police organisations and better use of new crime-fighting technology.
“A Conservative Police Commissioner will also be able to work closely with Government to get the best deal possible for Derbyshire helping make our county a safer place to live.”
Richard has served in the RAF Reserve as part of a helicopter support squadron and was also an officer in the Air Training Corps.
He is the managing director of a lighting firm which serves businesses nationwide and lives with his partner, Caroline, and their two children, aged 9 and 11.