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PCC backs Surrey Police summer drink and drug-drive crackdown

A summer campaign to crack down on drink and drug-drivers kicks off today (Friday 11 June), in conjunction with the Euro 2020 football tournament. Both Surrey Police and Sussex Police will deploy increased resources to tackle one of the five most common causes of fatal and serious injury collisions on our roads. The goal [...]

By |2021-06-11T10:40:54+01:00June 11th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC backs Surrey Police summer drink and drug-drive crackdown

New Safer Streets funding set to boost crime prevention in Surrey

Over £300,000 in funding from the Home Office has been secured by Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner Lisa Townsend to help tackle burglary and neighbourhood crime in East Surrey. The ‘Safer Streets’ funding will be awarded to Surrey Police and partners after a bid was submitted in March for the Godstone and Bletchingley areas [...]

By |2021-06-03T15:56:02+01:00June 3rd, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on New Safer Streets funding set to boost crime prevention in Surrey

“We must drive criminal gangs and their drugs out of our communities in Surrey” – PCC Lisa Townsend hails ‘county lines’ crackdown

The new Police and Crime Commissioner Lisa Townsend has hailed a week of action to crackdown on ‘county lines’ criminality as an important step in the effort to drive drug gangs out of Surrey. Surrey Police, together with partner agencies, carried out pro-active operations across the county and in [...]

By |2021-05-28T13:13:15+01:00May 28th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on “We must drive criminal gangs and their drugs out of our communities in Surrey” – PCC Lisa Townsend hails ‘county lines’ crackdown

Lisa Townsend proposes new Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey

The new Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey Lisa Townsend has proposed a Deputy PCC to join her team, it was announced today. Ellie Vesey-Thompson, who is 26, will become the youngest Deputy PCC in the country and will provide crucial support to the Commissioner with a particular focus on engaging with young people. [...]

By |2021-06-08T11:58:37+01:00May 27th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Lisa Townsend proposes new Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey

“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
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