News

Commissioner welcomes community focus of Beating Crime Plan following launch at Surrey Police HQ

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey Lisa Townsend has welcomed the focus on neighbourhood policing and protecting victims in a new government plan launched today during a visit by the Prime Minister and Home Secretary to Surrey Police headquarters. The Commissioner said she was pleased the Beating Crime Plan sought not only to [...]

By |2021-08-04T15:39:19+01:00July 27th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Commissioner welcomes community focus of Beating Crime Plan following launch at Surrey Police HQ

Commissioner responds to landmark strategy to end violence against women and girls

Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey Lisa Townsend has welcomed a new strategy unveiled by the Home Office today to tackle violence against women and girls. It calls on police forces and partners to make reducing violence against women and girls an absolute national priority, including the creation of a new policing lead to [...]

By |2021-08-04T15:40:26+01:00July 21st, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Commissioner responds to landmark strategy to end violence against women and girls

Commissioner Lisa Townsend takes national lead on mental health and custody

Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey Lisa Townsend has become the national lead for mental health and custody for the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC). Lisa will guide best practise and the priorities of PCCs across the country, including strengthening the support available to those affected by mental ill-health and encouraging best [...]

By |2021-07-20T20:05:38+01:00July 20th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Commissioner Lisa Townsend takes national lead on mental health and custody

“Embrace new normal with common sense.” – PCC Lisa Townsend welcomes Covid-19 announcement

Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey Lisa Townsend has welcomed the confirmed easing of remaining Covid-19 restrictions that will take place on Monday. 19 July will see the removal of all legal limits on meeting others, on the types of businesses that can operate and restrictions such as the wearing of face coverings. [...]

By |2021-07-13T11:55:57+01:00July 13th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on “Embrace new normal with common sense.” – PCC Lisa Townsend welcomes Covid-19 announcement

Surrey’s Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner to help drive fresh impact

Surrey Police & Crime Commissioner Lisa Townsend has formally appointed Ellie Vesey-Thompson as her Deputy PCC. Ellie, who will be the youngest Deputy PCC in the country, will focus on engaging with young people and supporting the PCC on other key priorities informed by Surrey residents and police partners. She shares PCC Lisa Townsend’s [...]

By |2021-07-20T20:06:49+01:00July 8th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Surrey’s Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner to help drive fresh impact

PCC Lisa Townsend welcomes new Probation Service

Probation services delivered by private businesses across England and Wales have been merged with the National Probation Service this week to provide a new unified public Probation Service. The Service will provide closer supervision of offenders and home visits to better protect children and partners, with Regional Directors responsible for making probation more effective [...]

By |2021-06-29T17:06:47+01:00June 29th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC Lisa Townsend welcomes new Probation Service

“We owe it to victims to pursue justice relentlessly.” – PCC Lisa Townsend responds to government review into rape and sexual violence

Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey Lisa Townsend has welcomed the results of a wide-reaching review to achieve justice for more victims of rape and sexual assault. Reforms unveiled by the Government today include providing greater support for victims of rape and serious sexual offences, and new monitoring of the services and agencies involved [...]

By |2021-06-18T14:35:10+01:00June 18th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on “We owe it to victims to pursue justice relentlessly.” – PCC Lisa Townsend responds to government review into rape and sexual violence

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 |2021-06-30T20:28:06+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
Load More Posts