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“We’re not out of the woods” – PCC urges Covid-19 prevention ahead of long weekend

Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has asked residents and visitors to help prevent the spread of Covid-19 during the last long weekend before December. The bank holiday will offer an extra opportunity to socialise, ahead of the opening of schools in September and the return of more individuals to the workplace. Surrey [...]

By |2020-08-27T14:20:32+01:00August 27th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on “We’re not out of the woods” – PCC urges Covid-19 prevention ahead of long weekend

PCC publishes his Annual Report for 2019-20

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey David Munro has published his Annual Report for 2019-20 which looks back at his fourth year in office. The report reflects on some of the key announcements from the last 12 months and focuses on the progress made by Surrey Police against the six objectives in the [...]

By |2020-08-27T14:40:40+01:00August 17th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC publishes his Annual Report for 2019-20

PCC remains committed to tackle rural crime amid national surge in cost

Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey David Munro has welcomed a report showing the cost of rural crime in the South East region rose by 0.6% - compared to a national increase of almost 9% in 2018-19. The larger increase is responsible for the highest cost to the economy in close to a decade. [...]

By |2020-08-11T11:47:41+01:00August 4th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC remains committed to tackle rural crime amid national surge in cost

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 |2020-08-11T11:50:04+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 |2020-08-11T11:51:33+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
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