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“Residents’ views will be at the heart of my policing plans” – new PCC Lisa Townsend takes up office following election win

The new Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey Lisa Townsend has pledged to keep residents’ views at the heart of her plans for the future as she took up office today following her election victory. The Commissioner spent her first day in the role at the Surrey Police Headquarters in Mount Browne meeting some [...]

By |2021-05-13T17:06:55+01:00May 13th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on “Residents’ views will be at the heart of my policing plans” – new PCC Lisa Townsend takes up office following election win

Lisa Townsend elected as next Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey

Lisa Townsend has this evening been voted in as the new Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey for the next three years. The Conservative candidate received 112,260 first preference votes from the Surrey public in the PCC election which took place on Thursday. She was elected on second preference votes, after no candidates received more [...]

By |2021-05-13T17:10:41+01:00May 8th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Lisa Townsend elected as next Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey

More PCC funding to tackle burglaries and catalytic converter thefts in Surrey

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey David Munro has provided additional funding to help Surrey Police prevent burglaries and catalytic converter thefts. £14,000 from the PCC’s Community Safety Fund has been provided to enable local Surrey Police teams to develop targeted operations with the new Surrey Police Prevention and Problem Solving Team across [...]

By |2021-03-18T12:36:25+00:00March 18th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on More PCC funding to tackle burglaries and catalytic converter thefts in Surrey

Neighbourhood Watch are the ‘eyes and ears of our community’

Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey David Munro has welcomed Martin Stilwell as the new Chair of Surrey Neighbourhood Watch, acknowledging the important role that local groups play in keeping Surrey’s communities safe. Martin was elected in January, assuming the position from former Chair Mike Fox. Mike has remained with Surrey Neighbourhood Watch as [...]

By |2021-03-19T19:56:18+00:00March 16th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Neighbourhood Watch are the ‘eyes and ears of our community’

Every woman and girl has the right to feel safe

Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey David Munro condemned the violence that led to the tragic death of Sarah Everard in London, saying it is important to continue to listen to the voices of women who feel unsafe. He expressed his concern for all women who have experienced violence or unwanted attention in the [...]

By |2021-03-15T14:42:56+00:00March 15th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Every woman and girl has the right to feel safe

Surrey PCC: Amendments to Domestic Abuse Bill are a welcome boost for survivors

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey David Munro has welcomed fresh amendments towards a new set of domestic abuse laws saying they will improve the crucial support available to survivors. The draft Domestic Abuse Bill contains new measures to enhance the response to domestic abuse by police forces, specialist services, local authorities and [...]

By |2021-03-12T12:19:36+00:00March 11th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Surrey PCC: Amendments to Domestic Abuse Bill are a welcome boost for survivors

Have your say: PCC encourages Surrey public to share their views on dog theft in national survey

The Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro is encouraging Surrey residents to have their say on dog theft as part of a national survey to understand public perception of the crime. The brief consultation, launched by the Association of Police & Crime Commissioners (APCC), is designed to gather the public’s views on enforcement, the prosecution [...]

By |2021-03-04T10:12:07+00:00March 4th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Have your say: PCC encourages Surrey public to share their views on dog theft in national survey

“A step in the right direction for Surrey residents” – PCC’s verdict on potential location for the county’s first transit site

The Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has said news that a potential transit site has been identified to direct travellers to in Surrey is a ‘step in the right direction’ for the county’s residents. An area of Surrey County Council managed land in Tandridge has been earmarked as the first site in the county [...]

By |2021-02-26T13:43:43+00:00February 26th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on “A step in the right direction for Surrey residents” – PCC’s verdict on potential location for the county’s first transit site

LGBTQ+ History Month: PCC David Munro’s story

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey David Munro has released a video describing his personal experience of overcoming prejudice during his career to mark LGBTQ+ History Month. The PCC, who has a civil partner, says he “didn’t dare tell anyone” of his sexuality in the early days of his military career or he would [...]

By |2021-02-19T15:46:41+00:00February 19th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on LGBTQ+ History Month: PCC David Munro’s story

PCC calls for government to consider police staff funding

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey David Munro is calling on the government to consider funding for police staff alongside the rollout of an extra 20,000 police officers nationally. The PCC has written to the Chancellor Rishi Sunak outlining his concerns that underfunding staff roles will result in “reverse civilianisation” where police officers [...]

By |2021-02-19T12:20:21+00:00February 19th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC calls for government to consider police staff funding
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