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PCC welcomes availability of extra funding to support survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence

The Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has welcomed details of additional funding to support those affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence in Surrey during the Covid-19 pandemic. The news comes amid concerns that cases of these crimes have increased nationally during the current lockdown, leading to increased demand on support such [...]

By |2020-05-21T11:26:20+01:00May 21st, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC welcomes availability of extra funding to support survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence

PCC supports Taser use following call for greater scrutiny

Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has defended the use of Tasers after the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) expressed concerns nationally. The IOPC has called for greater scrutiny, amid investigations into incidents where Tasers were used in London, Greater Manchester and the West Midlands. The PCC has written to the IOPC [...]

By |2020-05-18T18:34:04+01:00May 18th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC supports Taser use following call for greater scrutiny

PCC welcomes initial steps in coronavirus recovery plan

Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has welcomed the limited relaxation of coronavirus restrictions this week, reflecting gradual but tangible progress in the fight against the virus. Following the release of the government plan earlier today, the PCC urges Surrey’s communities to continue to observe social distancing, and to stay at home where [...]

By |2020-05-11T18:29:27+01:00May 11th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC welcomes initial steps in coronavirus recovery plan

“We’re still here for you.” – PCC funded Victim and Witness Care Unit responds to lockdown

One year since establishing the Victim and Witness Care Unit (VWCU) within Surrey Police, the team funded by Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro is continuing to support individuals during the coronavirus lockdown. Established in 2019, the VWCU has put in place new ways of working to ensure the provision of end-to-end support continues [...]

By |2020-05-03T20:41:47+01:00May 3rd, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on “We’re still here for you.” – PCC funded Victim and Witness Care Unit responds to lockdown

Surrey PCC: Transit site need “never been more pressing” following latest unauthorised encampment

The Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro said the urgent need for transit sites in Surrey has been highlighted again after the latest unauthorised traveller encampment in the county was moved on following a police order this week. The PCC said the need for temporary sites for travellers has never been more pressing as [...]

By |2020-04-29T12:18:42+01:00April 29th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Surrey PCC: Transit site need “never been more pressing” following latest unauthorised encampment

PCC contributes £1,700 to Stephen Lawrence Bursary

Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has awarded £1,700 to a Stephen Lawrence Bursary to support the professional development of Black, Asian and Mixed Ethnicity (BAME) police officers and staff. Stephen Lawrence was just 18 years old when he was murdered in an unprovoked racial attack. The National Black Police Association has established [...]

By |2020-04-22T07:10:05+01:00April 22nd, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC contributes £1,700 to Stephen Lawrence Bursary

PCC coronavirus fund supports vulnerable in Surrey

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey has offered a lifeline for partner  organisations facing unprecedented challenges during the coronavirus outbreak. The PCC's Coronavirus Support Fund has made £500,000 available to help these organisations provide support some of the most vulnerable residents in Surrey, including for victims at greater risk due to isolation measures. [...]

By |2020-04-06T11:53:15+01:00April 6th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC coronavirus fund supports vulnerable in Surrey

PCC says self-employed must get financial help following pleas over council tax

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey David Munro is urging the government to provide financial help for self-employed workers after a number wrote to him asking for the policing element of this year’s council tax to be waived. The PCC has received correspondence from self-employed Surrey residents fearing the effect of the Coronavirus [...]

By |2020-03-25T18:05:15+01:00March 25th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC says self-employed must get financial help following pleas over council tax

Surrey Police ask residents to be extra vigilant to fraud

Police are reminding Surrey residents to stay on the alert as reports come in other parts of the country of fraud or attempted fraud related to Covid-19. While no reports have been made to Surrey Police so far, there have been more than 100 reports nationally to Action Fraud since the start of February, [...]

By |2020-03-25T07:22:06+01:00March 25th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Surrey Police ask residents to be extra vigilant to fraud

Communities must work together to combat Coronavirus spread

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey David Munro is calling on communities to work together with the police following last night’s government announcement of further restrictive measures to combat Coronavirus. The PCC says residents must play their part in following the direction to stay at home to help halt the spread of the [...]

By |2020-03-24T14:14:24+01:00March 24th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Communities must work together to combat Coronavirus spread
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