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Community Trigger being used across Surrey to address anti-social behaviour

The Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has reiterated his commitment to tackling anti-social behavior (ASB) in Surrey, as the Community Trigger framework supported by his office has seen a significant increase in applications across the county. Examples of ASB are varied but they can have a profound impact on the welfare of individuals [...]

By |2020-06-17T14:05:29+01:00June 17th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Community Trigger being used across Surrey to address anti-social behaviour

“Covid-19 is still out there and we must continue to obey social distancing” – PCC reacts to weekend demonstrations

Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has urged demonstrators to heed social distancing measures, as protests took place in Surrey following the death of George Floyd. The PCC said he shared the shock and anger at the death of Mr Floyd in Minneapolis but also stressed the need to avoid gatherings that could [...]

By |2020-06-09T11:55:22+01:00June 9th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on “Covid-19 is still out there and we must continue to obey social distancing” – PCC reacts to weekend demonstrations

Two metre rule key as Covid-19 restrictions are eased

Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has welcomed the new easing of Covid-19 restrictions, meaning many will be able to meet their loved ones together for the first time since March. From Monday, the rules will allow up to six people from different households to meet outdoors and in gardens, as long as [...]

By |2020-05-29T11:52:59+01:00May 29th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Two metre rule key as Covid-19 restrictions are eased

Surrey Test and Trace welcome step towards new normal

Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has welcomed the roll out of The Government’s Test and Trace programme in Surrey from today. The county is the only region in the South East where the contact tracing system will be tested, as part of the launch in 11 local authority areas. The PCC said: [...]

By |2020-05-28T14:12:13+01:00May 28th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Surrey Test and Trace welcome step towards new normal

PCC asks visitors to stay alert as hundreds flock to beauty spots

Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has urged residents to continue to abide social distancing measures, after Surrey beauty spots were crowded over the weekend. Visiting Greater Frensham Pond and Common by foot, the PCC witnessed examples of social distancing not being followed, risking a rise in new cases of the virus. Surrey [...]

By |2020-05-26T15:54:56+01:00May 26th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC asks visitors to stay alert as hundreds flock to beauty spots

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
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