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PCC Lisa Townsend issues statement following death of Sir David Amess MP

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey Lisa Townsend has issued the following statement in response to the death of Sir David Amess MP on Friday: "Like everyone I was appalled and horrified by the senseless murder of Sir David Amess MP and I would like to offer my deepest sympathies to his family, [...]

By |2021-10-18T09:59:16+01:00October 17th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC Lisa Townsend issues statement following death of Sir David Amess MP

Commissioner wants to hear resident’s views on policing priorities for Surrey

The Police and Crime Commissioner Lisa Townsend is calling on Surrey residents to have their say on what the policing priorities should be for the county over the next three years. The Commissioner is inviting the public to fill in a brief survey which will help her set her Police and Crime Plan [...]

By |2021-10-18T09:56:46+01:00October 11th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Commissioner wants to hear resident’s views on policing priorities for Surrey

Commissioner secures government funding for project to improve safety for women and girls in Woking

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey Lisa Townsend has secured nearly £175,000 in government funding to help improve safety for women and girls in the Woking area. The ‘Safer Streets’ funding will help Surrey Police, Woking Borough Council and other local partners boost security measures along a stretch of the Basingstoke Canal after [...]

By |2021-10-06T11:22:57+01:00October 5th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Commissioner secures government funding for project to improve safety for women and girls in Woking

Commissioner Lisa Townsend responds as fresh injunction granted against Insulate Britain

Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey Lisa Townsend said Insulate Britain protesters should ‘consider their future’ as new measures to prevent motorway protests could land activists with two years in prison or an unlimited fine. A fresh court injunction was granted to Highways England this weekend, after new protests by the climate activists [...]

By |2021-10-06T09:58:18+01:00October 4th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Commissioner Lisa Townsend responds as fresh injunction granted against Insulate Britain

Commissioner welcomes strong message as injunction gives police more powers

The Police and Crime Commissioner Lisa Townsend has welcomed news of a High Court Injunction that will give police more powers to prevent and respond to new protests expected to take place on the motorway network. Home Secretary Priti Patel and Transport Secretary Grant Shapps applied for the injunction after a fifth day [...]

By |2021-10-06T10:00:48+01:00September 22nd, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Commissioner welcomes strong message as injunction gives police more powers

Commissioner praises Surrey Police response as arrests made in new M25 protest

The Police and Crime Commissioner Lisa Townsend has praised the response of Surrey Police to protests held on Surrey’s motorways by Insulate Britain. It comes as a further 38 individuals were arrested this morning in a new protest on the M25. Since last Monday 13th September, 130 people have been arrested by Surrey [...]

By |2021-09-21T12:35:49+01:00September 21st, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Commissioner praises Surrey Police response as arrests made in new M25 protest

“Ending violence against women and girls requires everyone to work together.” – Commissioner Lisa Townsend responds to new report

Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey Lisa Townsend has welcomed a new report by the Government that urges ‘fundamental, cross-system change’ to tackle the epidemic of violence against women and girls. The report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) included the results of an inspection of four [...]

By |2021-09-17T15:41:46+01:00September 17th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on “Ending violence against women and girls requires everyone to work together.” – Commissioner Lisa Townsend responds to new report

Statement by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey

The Police and Crime Commissioner Lisa Townsend says she felt compelled to speak out on behalf of the women in Surrey who have contacted her after an interview was published this week reflecting her views on gender and the Stonewall organisation. The Commissioner said that concerns about gender self-identification had been first raised [...]

By |2021-08-26T12:27:37+01:00August 26th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Statement by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey

Commissioner’s office to fund dedicated service to protect children from exploitation

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey is looking to fund a dedicated service to work with young people affected by exploitation in the county. Up to £100,000 is being made available from the Community Safety Fund to support a Surrey organisation that has a proven record of helping young [...]

By |2021-08-05T08:49:31+01:00August 4th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Commissioner’s office to fund dedicated service to protect children from exploitation

Commissioner and Deputy support NFU ‘Take the Lead’ campaign

The National Farmers Union (NFU) has joined with partners to encourage dog walkers to put pets on a lead when walking near farm animals. Representatives of the NFU are being joined by partners including the National Trust, Surrey Police, Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner Lisa Townsend and Deputy Commissioner Ellie Vesey-Thompson, and Mole Valley MP [...]

By |2021-08-04T15:37:43+01:00August 4th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Commissioner and Deputy support NFU ‘Take the Lead’ campaign
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