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“The welfare of our officers and staff has never been more important” – PCC welcomes government review on wellbeing of police front line

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey David Munro has welcomed a Government review which has promised to prioritise the wellbeing and mental health of police officers and staff. The 'Front Line Review' was launched today by Policing Minister Nick Hurd and the Police Federation at their headquarters in Leatherhead alongside a package of [...]

By |2019-07-10T17:01:08+00:00July 10th, 2019|News, News Archive|Comments Off on “The welfare of our officers and staff has never been more important” – PCC welcomes government review on wellbeing of police front line

Hand in your illegal or unwanted guns – PCC supports national firearms surrender

People in possession of unwanted guns or ammunition are being encouraged to hand them in as part of a campaign to make Surrey and Sussex safer. Many firearms are held in innocence and ignorance of their illegality, or are overlooked and forgotten in people’s homes. Others are acquired and distributed by criminal networks to [...]

By |2019-07-04T13:02:47+00:00July 4th, 2019|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Hand in your illegal or unwanted guns – PCC supports national firearms surrender

PCC David Munro praises successful policing operation over the weekend

The Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has praised the successful policing operation around a number of high profile events across the county which passed off peacefully over the last week. Surrey Police, working together with their colleagues from Sussex, faced an unprecedented demand on resources to deal with hundreds of thousands of visitors [...]

By |2019-07-10T16:56:36+00:00June 3rd, 2019|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC David Munro praises successful policing operation over the weekend

“Operations like this are vital in disrupting the activities of drug gangs” – PCC hails County Lines action in Surrey

The Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has hailed a week of action across Surrey which resulted in a number of arrests as part of a national crackdown on ‘County Lines’ drug dealing. Surrey Police together with partner agencies carried out a number of pro-active operations in the county designed to disrupt the activities [...]

By |2019-05-23T13:30:38+00:00May 21st, 2019|News, News Archive|Comments Off on “Operations like this are vital in disrupting the activities of drug gangs” – PCC hails County Lines action in Surrey

TUNE IN: How Surrey Police are striving to make efficiency savings on the agenda at latest live performance meeting

***UPDATE: The full webcast is available to view here - the meeting starts at 30mins into the recording*** How Surrey Police are striving to make efficiency savings will be among topics discussed tomorrow (Tuesday 21 May) at the Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro’s latest live webcast performance meeting. Surrey Police’s new Chief Constable Gavin [...]

By |2019-05-24T15:24:19+00:00May 20th, 2019|News, News Archive|Comments Off on TUNE IN: How Surrey Police are striving to make efficiency savings on the agenda at latest live performance meeting

Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey wins prestigious national award for custody visiting

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey has won a prestigious national award for the quality of its independent custody visiting scheme. The inaugural Independent Custody Visiting Association (ICVA) Quality Assurance awards were presented at a ceremony at the House of Lords on Wednesday 15 May. ICVA is the national organisation [...]

By |2019-05-22T12:57:57+00:00May 16th, 2019|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey wins prestigious national award for custody visiting

“Policing in Surrey heading for bright future…but hard work must continue” – PCC marks three years in post

Policing in Surrey is on the right track but the hard work must be maintained to tackle emerging crime threats – that’s the verdict of Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro as he marks three years in post this week. The PCC said Surrey Police had made great strides since he took office in [...]

By |2019-05-14T14:56:35+00:00May 14th, 2019|News, News Archive|Comments Off on “Policing in Surrey heading for bright future…but hard work must continue” – PCC marks three years in post

“We’re striving to put resources on the front-line” – PCC responds to latest HMICFRS report

The Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro says Surrey Police is striving to direct resources to the frontline following a national report which found police forces are offering a good level of service but are under significant pressure. The PCC was reacting to a report released this week by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary [...]

By |2019-05-14T09:36:20+00:00May 3rd, 2019|News, News Archive|Comments Off on “We’re striving to put resources on the front-line” – PCC responds to latest HMICFRS report

Appointment confirmed for new Chief Constable of Surrey Police

Gavin Stephens has been officially confirmed as the new Chief Constable of Surrey Police following a meeting of the county’s Police and Crime Panel earlier today. The Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has announced his proposed appointment was approved by the panel after a confirmation hearing which took place at County Hall in [...]

By |2019-04-05T15:56:36+00:00April 5th, 2019|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Appointment confirmed for new Chief Constable of Surrey Police

Surrey Police launch in-house Victim & Witness Care Unit

After months of research and planning, our new in-house Victim & Witness Care Unit launched yesterday on Monday (1 April). ‘Victim Support’ until now has been commissioned by Surrey Police using ring-fenced funding from the Ministry Of Justice to provide support to victims of crime, on behalf of the Force. From 1 April this [...]

By |2019-04-03T10:00:56+00:00April 3rd, 2019|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Surrey Police launch in-house Victim & Witness Care Unit
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