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PCC joins call for deadly ‘Spice’ to be reclassified as a Class A drug

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey David Munro is backing calls for ‘dangerous and devastating’ synthetic substances such as ‘Spice’ to be reclassified as a Class A drug. The PCC has joined 20 Conservative crime commissioners from across in the country in signing an open letter asking the Home Office to reclassify synthetic [...]

By |2018-08-30T13:23:34+00:00August 30th, 2018|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC joins call for deadly ‘Spice’ to be reclassified as a Class A drug

PCC publishes Annual Report for 2017-18

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey David Munro has published his Annual Report for the last financial year which marks the half-way point of his current term of office. The 2017/18 report focuses on how Surrey Police have performed over the last 12 months and details the progress made against the [...]

By |2018-08-24T11:47:25+00:00August 24th, 2018|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC publishes Annual Report for 2017-18

PCC unveils new electric cars joining Surrey and Sussex fleet

The Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has hailed a move towards a greener and more efficient police fleet in Surrey and Sussex as 60 new electric cars to be used across the two counties were unveiled today. Each force is taking ownership of 30 unmarked BMW i3s which will replace more costly fossil-fuelled [...]

By |2018-08-15T15:18:32+00:00August 15th, 2018|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC unveils new electric cars joining Surrey and Sussex fleet

PCC responds to Elmbridge Beat tweet regarding travellers

The Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has given his personal view on a series of tweets from the Elmbridge Beat Twitter account that have been negatively received by some members of the public: “The statements made on 8 August on social media by Elmbridge Police on the latest unauthorised encampments were an honest [...]

By |2018-08-09T15:42:49+00:00August 9th, 2018|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC responds to Elmbridge Beat tweet regarding travellers

PCC commissions urgent independent review following judge’s decision on King case

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey David Munro is commissioning an urgent independent review following the decision to dismiss the case against Jonathan King due to failures in the disclosure process. The PCC said the trial judge had highlighted serious and extensive flaws in how the case had been handled which must be [...]

By |2018-08-16T15:05:41+00:00August 6th, 2018|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC commissions urgent independent review following judge’s decision on King case

Unauthorised encampments in Surrey: PCC says any criminality must be dealt with “swiftly but fairly”

The Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has said any criminality associated with unauthorised Traveller encampments must be dealt with swiftly but fairly following reports linked to sites across the county in recent days. The PCC has been in regular contact with Surrey Police following after a number of encampments in recent weeks with [...]

By |2018-08-03T13:12:48+00:00August 3rd, 2018|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Unauthorised encampments in Surrey: PCC says any criminality must be dealt with “swiftly but fairly”

Reducing reoffending in Surrey: PCC’s office funds new pilot project to help ex-offenders find employment

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey (OPCC) is funding a new pilot project to help ex-offenders find employment as part of an ongoing drive to reduce reoffending in the county. The PCC’s office are teaming up with Clean Sheet – an independent charity focussed entirely on supporting ex-offenders, both men [...]

By |2018-07-25T10:31:33+00:00July 25th, 2018|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Reducing reoffending in Surrey: PCC’s office funds new pilot project to help ex-offenders find employment

Unauthorised encampments in Surrey: PCC says police and council response is improving but solution still needed

The Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro said he believes the police and council response to unauthorised Traveller encampments is improving in Surrey - but longer term solutions are still desperately needed. The PCC has reiterated his call for the provision of transit sites in the county as temporary stopping places for Travellers after [...]

By |2018-07-11T11:47:05+00:00July 11th, 2018|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Unauthorised encampments in Surrey: PCC says police and council response is improving but solution still needed

Surrey PCC welcomes new strategy to divert women offenders away from prison

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey has welcomed a new government strategy for female offenders which focuses on keeping women out of prison and supporting them in the community instead. The Female Offenders Strategy, announced by the Ministry of Justice today, is shifting the emphasis from “custody to the community” and has abandoned [...]

By |2018-06-27T14:33:09+00:00June 27th, 2018|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Surrey PCC welcomes new strategy to divert women offenders away from prison

“We urgently need transit sites in Surrey” – PCC responds to recent unauthorised encampments across the county

The Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has said transit sites providing temporary stopping places for Travellers must be introduced in Surrey following a number of recent unauthorised encampments. The PCC has been in regular dialogue in the last few weeks with Surrey Police and various local councils who have been dealing with encampments [...]

By |2018-06-19T14:25:55+00:00June 19th, 2018|News, News Archive|Comments Off on “We urgently need transit sites in Surrey” – PCC responds to recent unauthorised encampments across the county
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