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PCC proposal for £500,000 to fund neighbourhood safety measures in Spelthorne gets green light

A project proposed by the Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office has been awarded over half a million pounds to fund new neighbourhood safety measures in an area of Spelthorne. The successful bid for £547,000 from the Home Office’s Safer Streets Fund will allow Surrey Police and the Spelthorne Community Safety Partnership to make [...]

By |2020-07-28T16:22:46+01:00July 28th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC proposal for £500,000 to fund neighbourhood safety measures in Spelthorne gets green light

PCC pays tribute to PC Andrew Harper following trial verdict

Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has said the death of PC Andrew Harper was a stark reminder of the dangers officers face on a daily basis after three teenagers were convicted of his manslaughter today. PC Harper was killed in August last year after being dragged for more than a mile behind [...]

By |2020-07-24T17:04:10+01:00July 24th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC pays tribute to PC Andrew Harper following trial verdict

Surrey PCC welcomes government review of Commissioner model

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey David Munro has today welcomed the government’s announcement of a nationwide review of the PCC model. The Commissioner said that improving accountability, scrutiny and public awareness of the role will help ensure residents are getting a good service from their PCC. A ministerial statement released today by [...]

By |2020-07-22T14:52:08+01:00July 22nd, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Surrey PCC welcomes government review of Commissioner model

£300,000 and counting! PCC’s Coronavirus Fund continues to help organisations supporting vulnerable people

Funds being distributed by Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro to help key services support vulnerable people during the Covid-19 pandemic have topped the £300,000 mark. Grants from the PCC’s Coronavirus Support Fund are now helping 28 organisations in Surrey affected by the impact of the lockdown meet the challenges of increased demand and [...]

By |2020-07-22T10:33:04+01:00July 22nd, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on £300,000 and counting! PCC’s Coronavirus Fund continues to help organisations supporting vulnerable people

Surrey Builds More Refuge Accommodation for Families Escaping Domestic Abuse

Surrey County Council has worked at pace with partners to provide more emergency refuge accommodation for families escaping domestic abuse. National demand for domestic abuse support has increased during the lockdown as people have been more isolated and less able to leave their houses for help. In June, calls to the Your Sanctuary Domestic [...]

By |2020-07-08T10:18:52+01:00July 8th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Surrey Builds More Refuge Accommodation for Families Escaping Domestic Abuse

PCC says HMIC report is ‘wake-up call’ for national policing

Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has hailed the latest assessment on the state of policing in England and Wales as a thoughtful, hard-hitting and penetrating analysis of policing in 2019. The annual report by Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Constabulary (HMIC) praised the response of police forces across the UK to the [...]

By |2020-07-06T15:40:48+01:00July 6th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC says HMIC report is ‘wake-up call’ for national policing

“Plan ahead and enjoy yourselves safely” – PCC asks pub-goers to respect safety measures ahead of this weekend’s reopening

The Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has asked Surrey pub-goers to plan ahead and respect safety measures put in place as the county prepares for the reopening of the hospitality industry this weekend. The PCC says he wants people to enjoy themselves safely as some pubs, bars and restaurants open their doors for [...]

By |2020-07-02T14:53:04+01:00July 2nd, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on “Plan ahead and enjoy yourselves safely” – PCC asks pub-goers to respect safety measures ahead of this weekend’s reopening

PCC secures extra funding for survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence in Surrey

Organisations supporting survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence in Surrey will receive a much needed cash boost after the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) secured over £300,000 in additional funding this week. The extra money is part of a national package from the Ministry of Justice to help charities and [...]

By |2020-07-02T10:39:10+01:00July 2nd, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC secures extra funding for survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence in Surrey

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
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