Annual Report 2021 – 2022

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner

I am supported by a small team of staff based at Surrey Police HQ. The team assists me in delivering my policing priorities, commissioning local support services and fulfilling wider statutory obligations, including oversight of police performance, budget setting and engagement with the public. 

Our impact in 2021/22

Year at-a-glance

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The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey

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Commissioner applauds security operation following Epsom Derby Festival

Police and Crime Commissioner Lisa Townsend stands outside the reception of the Surrey Police Headquarters near Guildford

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey Lisa Townsend has applauded the security operation at this year’s Epsom Derby Festival which foiled activists attempts to disrupt the event. Early today, police teams arrested 19 people based on intelligence received that groups were intent on illegal action during the race meeting. One person managed to get […]

Commissioner backs calls for change on mental health response – after warning thousands of police hours are spent dealing with people in crisis

Police must be able to stop attending every mental health call-out and return instead to the frontline, Surrey's Police and Crime Commissioner said today.

“They should feel ashamed”: Commissioner blasts “appallingly selfish” drivers who snapped serious crash pics

Commissioner Lisa Townsend has hit out at drivers who were spotted photographing and filming a serious crash on the M25 this month.