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.
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 local services
We support services aimed at making our communities safer, reducing re-offending and helping victims to cope and recover.
The Commissioner holds the Chief Constable to account through regular Performance meetings aimed at improving the service you receive.
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.
The dedicated Victim and Witness Care Unit funded by our Office offers advice and support to every victim of crime in Surrey.
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.
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 Lisa Townsend affirmed her commitment to tackling violence against women and girls on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.