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A range of information about the work of our office and your Commissioner is readily accessible on this site or can be located using the search function.

Our Publication Scheme  provides an outline of what information is readily available from us and when we publish it. It is complemented by our Retention Schedule explains how long we are required to hold different types of information.

Making a Freedom of Information Request

If the information you are interested in is not already available, you can contact us to submit a Freedom of Information request using our contact page. The Direct.gov website has useful guidance on how to submit a Freedom of Information (FoI) request.

We do not routinely access operational or personal information held by Surrey Police. Find out how to submit a Freedom of Information request to Surrey Police.

Freedom of Information Disclosure Logs

See below to view a record of information that we have shared each year in response to Freedom of Information requests:

Data Sharing

The OPCC for Surrey shares data in accordance with the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act. We use the Government Marking Scheme for our documents.

We operate a working protocol with the Police and Crime Panel for Surrey, which includes data sharing.

Read our Privacy Notice or see our other Policies and Legal Information here.

Latest News

Commissioner welcomes government support for policing in tackling illegal climate protests

Police and Crime Commissioner Lisa Townsend sat at table at ten downing street with heads of policing, members of Government and the Prime Minister

Police and Crime Commissioner Lisa Townsend has welcomed the support for policing pledged by government in tackling activists whose climate protests caused widespread disruption on the M25.

Commissioner launches Animal Welfare Scheme at internationally renowned dog school

Police and Crime Commissioner Lisa Townsend with Surrey Police and Sussex Police dog school officers, Animal Welfare Scheme visitors and representatives from the Dogs Trust and RSPCA.

A new project dedicated to the welfare of police dogs in Surrey has been launched thanks to the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office in partnership with the Dogs Trust and RSPCA.

Commissioner vows to tackle violence against women and girls on international day of action

Police and Crime Commissioner Lisa Townsend marches with ZONTA women's rights organisation

Commissioner Lisa Townsend affirmed her commitment to tackling violence against women and girls on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.