Decision 33/2022 – Funding for technology to safeguard survivors of domestic abuse

Author and Job Role: Lucy Thomas, Commissioning & Policy Lead for Victim Services

Protective Marking:  OFFICIAL

Executive Summary:

Police & Crime Commissioners have the statutory responsibility to provide services to support victims cope and recover.


When victims of domestic abuse come forward to report and engage with the police, their ongoing safety is paramount. Systems can be deployed to leave minimal footprint on user’s electronic devices to help them communicate with the police.


The Office of the Police and Crime Commission part fund a technology solution to help safeguard victims of domestic abuse for £5,184 for 2022/23.

Police and Crime Commissioner Approval

I approve the recommendation(s):

Signature:  Lisa Townsend, Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey (wet signed copy held in Commissioner’s Office)

Date: 20th October 2022

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