Police and Crime Commissioner Lisa Townsend standing in front of Surrey Police vans

Lisa Townsend is your Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey.

Lisa was elected in 2021 to represent your views on police and crime in our county.

She is responsible for overseeing the work of Surrey Police, holding the Chief Constable to account on your behalf and commissioning key services that strengthen community safety and support victims.

One of the key tasks of your Commissioner is to set the Police and Crime Plan that outlines the priorities for Surrey Police.

Police & Crime Plan

Lisa’s plan includes ensuring the safety of our local roads, tackling anti-social behaviour and reducing violence against women and girls in Surrey.

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Victim Services

Visit our Victim Services page to view a list of all of the victim support services we fund in Surrey.

Deputy Commissioner Ellie Vesey-Thompson with representatives of Eikon Charity in front of graffiti wall with word Eikon

Funding local services

We support services aimed at making our communities safer, reducing re-offending and helping victims to cope and recover.


Measuring performance

Visit our dedicated Data Hub to see the latest performance information from Surrey Police and our Office.

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Contact us

There are a number of ways to get in touch with the Commissioner and our team about the issues that affect you.

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