In 2012 the Home Office announced that the first PCC elections were to take place in England and Wales on 15 November 2012.
Epsom & Ewell comes under the Surrey Police Area and Surrey Police provided the following information about the role of the Police & Crime Commissioner.
Police and Crime Commissioner
The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Surrey is responsible for overseeing policing and community safety in Surrey on behalf of local residents.
The Police and Crime Commissioner will:
- Hold the Chief Constable to account for the performance of the police
- Set the police budget, the police share of council tax and the overall strategy for policing and crime reduction in the area
- Be elected by the public for four-year terms of office
- Be scrutinised by a ‘Police and Crime Panel’ involving local Councillors and members of the public
- Work with other agencies and the wider criminal justice system to help cut crime.
The Police and Crime Commissioner is there to make sure that the police are doing a good job and tackling the issues that matter to you. For more information about the last election visit www.surrey-pcc.gov.uk/
The first Police and Crime Commissioner elections for Surrey were held on 15 November 2012. Here are the results of that election.
Declaration of Results - 1st Count (Epsom & Ewell) (pdf 10kb)
Declaration of Results - 2nd Count (Epsom & Ewell) (pdf - 8.63kb)
Final Result (Surrey) (pdf - 14.56kb)
The next Police and Crime Commisioner elections are scheduled to be held in May 2016.
Telephone: 01372 732152
The Police & Crime Commissioner elections are part of the Police Reform & Social Responsibility Act 2011. Information about the act is available on the Home Office
Surrey Police website www.surrey.police.uk/