Surrey Police

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Surrey named as part of new cutting-edge nationwide network to drive innovation

Surrey was today named as part of a new ground-breaking nationwide network driving forward public sector innovation and potentially saving millions from the public purse. Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Eric Pickles selected Surrey as one of only nine areas involved in the project to transform public services through closer working. In … Continue reading

Ex-wives and over-zealous bosses among excuses for using a mobile while driving

Calls from ex-wives, over-zealous bosses and child birth are just some of the excuses drivers have given to the police for using a mobile phone behind the wheel. Despite being caught red-handed, many motorists still attempt to talk their way out of trouble. As part of Surrey Police and Surrey County Council’s Drive SMART campaign, … Continue reading

Tablet tweeting at wheel could lead to jail

With the country going ‘app-solutely’ crazy for tablets, drivers are being warned that using them to tweet at traffic lights and go on Facebook in the fast lane could lead to jail. Apple revealed this week downloads from its store have hit 40 billion while the Angry Birds game was downloaded 30 million times in … Continue reading

Children in care success

Following the publication of a report by the chief inspector of probation raising concerns about the support given to children in care by youth offending teams, Surrey County Council Cabinet Member for Community Safety Kay Hammond said: “We work very hard to give the best possible support and the fact that last year not one … Continue reading

Man charged following Reigate fire

Following a fire in Reigate Surrey Police have issued the following statement. Journalists requiring more information should contact Surrey Police’s media relations team. Man charged following Reigate fire An 18-year-old man has been charged with arson following a suspicious fire at a property on Smoke Lane in Reigate at the weekend. Surrey Police and Surrey … Continue reading

Police officers share fire station

Police and fire services have joined forces in a move designed to provide a better service. Officers* from Surrey Police have moved into Surrey Fire and Rescue Service’s Painshill station. The approach is part of Surrey County Council’s** new agenda to get everyone working together as one team for the benefit of Surrey. Initially being … Continue reading

Three dead following coach collision on A3 at Hindhead

Following a coach collision on the A3 at Hindhead Surrey Police have issued the following statement. Journalists requiring more information should contact Surrey Police’s media relations team. Three dead following coach collision on A3 at Hindhead Three people have died and a number have been left seriously injured after a collision involving a coach on … Continue reading

Football fans ‘next day’ drink drive danger

Knocking back four pints of lager while watching the football during Euro 2012 could leave fans over the legal drink drive limit the next day, road safety experts have warned. Many people caught drink driving each year are those who get behind the wheel the following day, not knowing they are still over the limit … Continue reading

Euro 2012 warning after domestic abuse rose by more than 60% at last World Cup

With England set to kick off their Euro 2012 campaign, the message is being spread that victims are not alone after figures showed a surge in domestic abuse incidents when the national team played in the 2010 World Cup. The day England drew 0-0 with Algeria at the 2010 tournament the number of domestic abuse reports … Continue reading

Nagging wives and toilet dashes among odd speeding excuses

Nagging wives, dodgy fast food and mad dashes for the loo are just some of the weird and wonderful excuses drivers have given to the police for speeding. As part of Surrey Police’s and Surrey County Council’s Drive SMART road safety campaign, traffic cops recalled some of the strange and downright absurd reasons they have … Continue reading

Safety call for motorists and horse riders as clocks go back

Motorists are being urged to take care passing horse riders in Surrey as the nights draw in. With the clocks going back at the weekend (30 October), horse riders are also being asked to wear high visibility clothing to give drivers more time to see them properly. The call is being made by Surrey County … Continue reading

Road deaths fall in Surrey

Road deaths fall in Surrey The number of people killed on Surrey’s roads has fallen this year, new figures show. Statistics show that road deaths fell from 22 in the first eight months of 2010 to 13 in the same period this year. This follows figures for the whole of 2010 showing that the number … Continue reading

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