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Police and Crime Commissioner publishes Annual Report

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey David Munro has published his Annual Report which looks back at his first year in post. The 2016/17 report details how the PCC has met his statutory responsibilities and the progress made over the last 12 months against the six objectives in his Police and Crime Plan. [...]

By | 2017-08-17T10:02:05+00:00 August 17th, 2017|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Police and Crime Commissioner publishes Annual Report

New Joint Enforcement Team begins work across Guildford

A new Joint Enforcement Team (JET) that will help combat anti-social behaviour and low-level crime in Guildford has been launched this week thanks to funding from the Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey. Guildford Borough Council’s established enforcement teams and Surrey Police have teamed up to create the JET which will tackle issues such [...]

By | 2017-08-15T11:27:30+00:00 August 15th, 2017|News, News Archive|Comments Off on New Joint Enforcement Team begins work across Guildford

Domestic Abuse: Radio feature highlights how agencies are working together to tackle issue in Surrey

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) this week teamed up with Surrey Police, partner agencies and BBC Surrey for a week-long radio feature focusing on how domestic abuse is being tackled across the county. BBC Surrey’s Breakfast Show broadcast stories and interviews every day this week to shine a light on [...]

By | 2017-08-11T15:45:04+00:00 August 11th, 2017|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Domestic Abuse: Radio feature highlights how agencies are working together to tackle issue in Surrey

“Bold, beautiful & brilliant” – PCC joins revellers on the colourful streets of Brighton

Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), David Munro joined Surrey & Sussex officers and Sussex PCC Katy Bourne in Brighton this weekend (5th August) to celebrate this year’s annual Pride event. The day, which was set to be one of the biggest and boldest yet, saw crowds of around 300,000 people from all walks [...]

By | 2017-08-07T14:46:31+00:00 August 7th, 2017|News, News Archive|Comments Off on “Bold, beautiful & brilliant” – PCC joins revellers on the colourful streets of Brighton

APCC Blog: We’re honouring the 50th Anniversary of the Partial Decriminalisation of Homosexuality

For the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality (27th July 2017), David Munro, the APCC Portfolio Lead on Equality, Diversity & Human Rights and the Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey, talks about progress that has been made in policing and in wider society on LGBT+ equality: The [...]

By | 2017-07-27T08:21:44+00:00 July 27th, 2017|News, News Archive|Comments Off on APCC Blog: We’re honouring the 50th Anniversary of the Partial Decriminalisation of Homosexuality

Knife amnesty launched across Surrey as part of national campaign

A week-long knife amnesty starts tomorrow (Wednesday), across Surrey, meaning anyone can hand in a weapon to police without fear of being prosecuted. The last amnesty held in the county in January 2017 saw 237 weapons taken off the streets. This week's amnesty is part of a national initiative called Operation Sceptre which aims [...]

By | 2017-07-19T08:29:35+00:00 July 19th, 2017|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Knife amnesty launched across Surrey as part of national campaign

Breaking down barriers and improving the community: New alcohol project launches in Surrey

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) for Surrey has joined forces with Surrey County Council's Public Health Team to commission a brand new project aimed at helping vulnerable people struggling with severe alcohol and drug issues. Using funds following the closure of Surrey Drug and Alcohol Action Team, the two organisations [...]

By | 2017-07-17T12:05:36+00:00 July 17th, 2017|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Breaking down barriers and improving the community: New alcohol project launches in Surrey

Joint project set to support all Armed Forces personnel in custody

A joint project to support serving Armed Forces personnel and veterans that come into custody in Surrey has been launched by the Police and Crime Commissioner and Surrey Police thanks to funding from the Armed Forces Covenant. The ‘Veterans in the Criminal Justice System’ service means anyone with a military background who end up [...]

By | 2017-07-14T15:52:30+00:00 July 14th, 2017|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Joint project set to support all Armed Forces personnel in custody

101 response rates remain a top priority during the busy summer months!

Since taking up the post of Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey, David Munro has been committed to implementing his six priorities as detailed in his Police and Crime Plan. He said: “I assured the public when I took on this role that I’d address issues based on what you’ve told me is important [...]

By | 2017-07-13T15:43:14+00:00 July 13th, 2017|News, News Archive|Comments Off on 101 response rates remain a top priority during the busy summer months!

PCC asks HMIC to look again at how they publicise aspects of their Legitimacy reports

Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey, David Munro has asked Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) to have another look at how assessments are made and publicised. In particular, addressing how police forces treat officers and staff with fairness and respect. Mr Munro is keen to focus on how inspectors make judgements on how [...]

By | 2017-07-11T12:47:57+00:00 July 11th, 2017|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC asks HMIC to look again at how they publicise aspects of their Legitimacy reports
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