Keeping crime low

Surrey Police are recruiting 104 new police officers this year as part of the government's programme to recruit 20,000 more officers. I am working with the Police and Crime Commissioner and local police teams to tackle pockets of crime across Esher and Walton.

News

Surrey Police reach recruitment target early

It was great to hear yesterday that Surrey Police has already reached its target of recruiting an additional 78 police officers in 2020/21. This brings the total number of officers in Surrey Police to 2,072.

Funding boost for Surrey Police

I was very encouraged by yesterday’s announcement that Surrey Police will receive an extra £5.4m from the government next year (2021/22). This is a 4.8% increase compared to this year, taking government funding for the police from £112.2m to £117.6m.

47 more police officers in Surrey

Yesterday, new Home Office statistics showed Surrey Police has recruited 47 additional police officers since the government began its major drive one year ago.