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PCC says self-employed must get financial help following pleas over council tax

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey David Munro is urging the government to provide financial help for self-employed workers after a number wrote to him asking for the policing element of this year’s council tax to be waived. The PCC has received correspondence from self-employed Surrey residents fearing the effect of the Coronavirus [...]

By |2020-03-25T18:05:15+01:00March 25th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC says self-employed must get financial help following pleas over council tax

Surrey Police ask residents to be extra vigilant to fraud

Police are reminding Surrey residents to stay on the alert as reports come in other parts of the country of fraud or attempted fraud related to Covid-19. While no reports have been made to Surrey Police so far, there have been more than 100 reports nationally to Action Fraud since the start of February, [...]

By |2020-03-25T07:22:06+01:00March 25th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Surrey Police ask residents to be extra vigilant to fraud

Communities must work together to combat Coronavirus spread

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey David Munro is calling on communities to work together with the police following last night’s government announcement of further restrictive measures to combat Coronavirus. The PCC says residents must play their part in following the direction to stay at home to help halt the spread of the [...]

By |2020-03-24T14:14:24+01:00March 24th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Communities must work together to combat Coronavirus spread

Surrey PCC awarded CoPaCC Transparency Award

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey has received a national award for its commitment to being open and transparent to the public. The PCC David Munro and his team have been recognised by the independent organisation Comparing Police and Crime Commissioners (CoPaCC) with their ‘Open and Transparent Quality Mark 2020’. [...]

By |2020-03-11T14:29:07+01:00March 12th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Surrey PCC awarded CoPaCC Transparency Award

PCC calls for unauthorised traveller encampments to be criminalised

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey David Munro is urging the government to change the law to make setting up unauthorised traveller encampments a criminal offence. The PCC said he believes that criminalising the act of trespass in relation to encampments will give police tougher and more effective powers to deal with them [...]

By |2020-03-06T12:20:27+01:00March 6th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC calls for unauthorised traveller encampments to be criminalised

PCC welcomes Taser uplift following successful funding bid

More police officers in Surrey will be equipped with Tasers after it was announced this week that a bid for funding from the Home Office has been successful. A total of £462,000 has been awarded to provide 560 devices shared between Sussex and Surrey following a joint bid by the respective Police and Crime [...]

By |2020-03-04T16:23:02+01:00March 4th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC welcomes Taser uplift following successful funding bid

PCC outlines concerns over delays to court hearings

The Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has written to the Ministry of Justice to highlight concerns over the pressure caused by delays to court hearings held in Surrey. The PCC says delays are having a significant impact on vulnerable victims and witnesses, as well as on the partner agencies involved in bringing cases [...]

By |2020-02-12T13:41:26+01:00February 12th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC outlines concerns over delays to court hearings

Extra officers and staff set for Surrey after PCC’s precept proposal is approved

Extra officers and staff will be added to the Surrey Police establishment over the next year after Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro’s proposed council tax precept rise was approved earlier today. The PCC’s suggested 3.84% increase for the policing element of the council tax was given the green light by the county’s Police [...]

By |2020-02-07T17:35:55+01:00February 7th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Extra officers and staff set for Surrey after PCC’s precept proposal is approved

Surrey PCC calls for urgent review of police funding formula

The Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has written to the Home Secretary calling for the current police funding formula to be urgently reformed following last week’s government settlement. The PCC says whilst the announcement represented good news in terms of more officers on the streets over the next year – Surrey’s residents are [...]

By |2020-01-27T11:19:51+01:00January 26th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Surrey PCC calls for urgent review of police funding formula

“A boost to local policing in Surrey” – PCC gives his verdict on today’s government settlement

The Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro says this year’s government settlement for policing represents good news for Surrey residents who will see more officers on the streets of the county over the next year. The Home Office announced today that they were increasing the amount of funding available to police forces to enable [...]

By |2020-01-22T16:59:17+01:00January 22nd, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on “A boost to local policing in Surrey” – PCC gives his verdict on today’s government settlement
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