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Commissioner says improvements must be made in number of burglaries solved

The Police and Crime Commissioner Lisa Townsend has said improvements must be made in the number of burglaries that are solved in the county after figures revealed that Surrey’s rate had fallen to 3.5%. Statistics show that nationally that solve rates for domestic burglary have gone down nationally to around 5% over the [...]

By |2022-02-03T12:36:18+00:00February 3rd, 2022|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Commissioner says improvements must be made in number of burglaries solved

New-look public performance meeting will focus on CCTV and violence against women and girls

CCTV and violence against women and girls will be on the agenda as the Police and Commissioner for Surrey Lisa Townsend presents a new format of her Public Performance and Accountability meetings next week As part of the Commissioner’s commitment to increasing engagement with Surrey residents, the new-look meeting will be streamed using [...]

By |2022-01-27T18:10:54+00:00January 27th, 2022|News, News Archive|Comments Off on New-look public performance meeting will focus on CCTV and violence against women and girls

Commissioner hails policing framework to respond to violence against women and girls

The publication of a plan to improve policing’s response to violence against women and girls (VAWG) has been hailed as a big step forward by Surrey’s Police and Crime Commissioner Lisa Townsend. The National Police Chiefs’ Council and College of Policing has today launched a framework which sets out action required from every police [...]

By |2022-01-17T09:41:10+00:00December 15th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Commissioner hails policing framework to respond to violence against women and girls

Council Tax 2022/23 – Commissioner seeks views of residents on police funding in Surrey

The Police and Crime Commissioner Lisa Townsend is asking the public whether they would be prepared to pay a little extra to support police teams in Surrey over the coming year. Residents are being urged to fill in a brief survey and share their views on whether they would support a small rise [...]

By |2021-12-15T13:58:45+00:00December 14th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Council Tax 2022/23 – Commissioner seeks views of residents on police funding in Surrey

“The safety of our communities must remain at the heart of policing in Surrey” – Commissioner Lisa Townsend unveils her Police and Crime Plan

The Police and Crime Commissioner Lisa Townsend has pledged to keep the safety of communities at the heart of policing in Surrey as she today unveiled her first Police and Crime Plan. The Plan, which is published today, is designed to set out the strategic direction for Surrey Police and those key areas [...]

By |2021-12-13T16:00:33+00:00December 13th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on “The safety of our communities must remain at the heart of policing in Surrey” – Commissioner Lisa Townsend unveils her Police and Crime Plan

Commissioner welcomes major step towards new Victims’ Law

Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey Lisa Townsend has welcomed the launch of a consultation on a brand-new law that will enhance the support for victims in England and Wales. Plans for the first-ever Victims’ Law aim to improve engagement with victims of crime during the criminal justice process and include new requirements [...]

By |2021-12-09T15:49:30+00:00December 9th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Commissioner welcomes major step towards new Victims’ Law

Police and Crime Commissioner teams up with Catch22 to prevent child exploitation in Surrey

The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office for Surrey has awarded £100,000 to charity Catch22 to launch a new service for young people at risk of or affected by criminal exploitation in Surrey. Examples of criminal exploitation include the use of children by ‘county lines’ networks, leading individuals into a cycle of offending that [...]

By |2021-12-01T10:23:25+00:00December 1st, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Police and Crime Commissioner teams up with Catch22 to prevent child exploitation in Surrey

“We owe it to survivors to provide specialist support.” – Police Commissioner joins Women’s Aid to raise awareness of the impact of domestic abuse on mental health

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey Lisa Townsend has joined the Women’s Aid ‘Deserve to be Heard’ campaign calling for better mental health provision for survivors of domestic abuse. To mark the start of this year’s 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence, the Commissioner has issued a joint statement with Women’s [...]

By |2021-11-25T12:51:19+00:00November 25th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on “We owe it to survivors to provide specialist support.” – Police Commissioner joins Women’s Aid to raise awareness of the impact of domestic abuse on mental health

Surrey Police Headquarters to remain in Guildford following landmark decision

The Surrey Police Headquarters will remain at the Mount Browne site in Guildford following a landmark decision made by the Police and Crime Commissioner and the Force, it was announced today. Previous plans to build a new HQ and Eastern operating base in Leatherhead have been halted in favour of redeveloping the current site [...]

By |2021-11-24T10:10:43+00:00November 24th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Surrey Police Headquarters to remain in Guildford following landmark decision

PCC Lisa Townsend issues statement following death of Sir David Amess MP

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey Lisa Townsend has issued the following statement in response to the death of Sir David Amess MP on Friday: "Like everyone I was appalled and horrified by the senseless murder of Sir David Amess MP and I would like to offer my deepest sympathies to his family, [...]

By |2021-10-18T09:59:16+01:00October 17th, 2021|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC Lisa Townsend issues statement following death of Sir David Amess MP
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