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Surrey Youth Commission


We’re inviting young people aged between 14-25yrs old, to join Surrey's first Youth Commission

Lisa Townsend

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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Office of the Commissioner

Our small but dedicated office helps the Commissioner to carry out her role effectively and provide the best service possible to residents.

Funding

Funding local services

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

Performance

Measuring performance

The Commissioner holds the Chief Constable to account through regular Performance meetings aimed at improving the service you receive.

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Contact us

We want to hear from you. 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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Victim support

The dedicated Victim and Witness Care Unit funded by our Office offers advice and support to every victim of crime in Surrey.

Latest News

Commissioner welcomes government support for policing in tackling illegal climate protests

Police and Crime Commissioner Lisa Townsend sat at table at ten downing street with heads of policing, members of Government and the Prime Minister

Police and Crime Commissioner Lisa Townsend has welcomed the support for policing pledged by government in tackling activists whose climate protests caused widespread disruption on the M25.

Commissioner launches Animal Welfare Scheme at internationally renowned dog school

Police and Crime Commissioner Lisa Townsend with Surrey Police and Sussex Police dog school officers, Animal Welfare Scheme visitors and representatives from the Dogs Trust and RSPCA.

A new project dedicated to the welfare of police dogs in Surrey has been launched thanks to the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office in partnership with the Dogs Trust and RSPCA.

Commissioner vows to tackle violence against women and girls on international day of action

Police and Crime Commissioner Lisa Townsend marches with ZONTA women's rights organisation

Commissioner Lisa Townsend affirmed her commitment to tackling violence against women and girls on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.