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“Those carrying blades put themselves at serious risk of harm” – PCC issues warning ahead of national knife campaign

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey David Munro has issued a warning to young people who carry blades that they are putting themselves at risk of serious harm ahead of a national week of action to tackle knife crime. Surrey Police and the PCC are joining other forces in supporting Operation Sceptre – a national [...]

By |2019-03-07T13:14:10+00:00March 7th, 2019|News, News Archive|Comments Off on “Those carrying blades put themselves at serious risk of harm” – PCC issues warning ahead of national knife campaign

Interested in the future of policing in your area? Then come along to one of our ‘Policing Your Community’ events.

Surrey Police and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey are teaming up to hold a series of public engagement events in every borough and district across the county. The ‘Policing Your Community’ events are an opportunity for residents to come and speak to Surrey Police’s Temporary Chief Constable Gavin Stephens [...]

By |2019-03-28T09:31:26+00:00March 6th, 2019|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Interested in the future of policing in your area? Then come along to one of our ‘Policing Your Community’ events.

TUNE IN: Unauthorised encampments and rural crime on the agenda at latest live performance meeting

The policing plan to respond to unauthorised traveller encampments in Surrey will be among topics discussed tomorrow (Wednesday 27 February) at the Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro’s latest live webcast performance meeting. Surrey Police’s temporary Chief Constable Gavin Stephens will be in the hotseat to answer questions from the PCC at the meeting [...]

By |2019-02-26T14:47:13+00:00February 26th, 2019|News, News Archive|Comments Off on TUNE IN: Unauthorised encampments and rural crime on the agenda at latest live performance meeting

PCC welcomes government plans for further police powers on unauthorised encampments

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey David Munro has welcomed government proposals announced yesterday to give police forces further powers in dealing with unauthorised encampments. The Home Office have outlined a number of draft measures, including criminalising unauthorised encampments, following a public consultation of the effectiveness of enforcement. They are planning to launch a further [...]

By |2019-02-07T09:06:21+00:00February 7th, 2019|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC welcomes government plans for further police powers on unauthorised encampments

Panel approves PCC’s proposed council tax rise for increased policing in Surrey

The Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro’s proposed rise in council tax for policing in return for 100 extra officers in Surrey has today been approved by the county’s Police and Crime Panel. The decision will mean the policing element of a Band D Council Tax bill will increase by £2 a month – [...]

By |2019-02-04T17:55:44+00:00February 4th, 2019|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Panel approves PCC’s proposed council tax rise for increased policing in Surrey

New Surrey Search and Rescue vehicle visits Surrey Police HQ

A new Surrey Search & Rescue (Surrey SAR) vehicle which will help provide crucial help in finding vulnerable missing people has been unveiled thanks to funding from the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office. The Incident Command Unit has a range of on-board equipment including computers, a mobile communications mast and a live drone feed [...]

By |2019-01-10T14:38:46+00:00January 10th, 2019|News, News Archive|Comments Off on New Surrey Search and Rescue vehicle visits Surrey Police HQ

Council Tax 2019/20 – Would you be prepared to pay more to increase policing levels in Surrey?

Would you be prepared to pay an extra £2 a month in council tax for an additional 100 police officers in Surrey? That is the question Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro is posing to Surrey’s residents as he launches his annual consultation on the police precept for the next financial year. [...]

By |2019-01-04T14:31:21+00:00January 4th, 2019|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Council Tax 2019/20 – Would you be prepared to pay more to increase policing levels in Surrey?

PCC welcomes funding boost for police forces

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey David Munro has welcomed today’s government announcement that increased funding will be available to support front-line policing. One of the PCC’s key roles is to agree the overall budget for Surrey Police including each year setting the level of council tax for policing in the county known [...]

By |2018-12-13T17:18:42+00:00December 13th, 2018|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC welcomes funding boost for police forces

PCC: Chief Constable to leave Surrey Police to take up senior Metropolitan Police post

The Chief Constable of Surrey Police Nick Ephgrave is to leave the Force following his successful appointment as an Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, it is announced today. The Chief has given his notice to Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro today following a successful selection process at New Scotland Yard. He is [...]

By |2018-12-13T16:42:39+00:00December 13th, 2018|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC: Chief Constable to leave Surrey Police to take up senior Metropolitan Police post

PCC welcomes report on increasing mental health demand for police forces

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey David Munro has welcomed a report released today which highlights policing is increasingly being used as the first port of call in responding to people with mental health problems. The report from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) raises concerns about the [...]

By |2018-11-27T16:36:39+00:00November 27th, 2018|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC welcomes report on increasing mental health demand for police forces
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