The Provincial Municipal Policing Transition Study Committee has forwarded its report to the Committee Chair, the Honourable Wally Oppal.
The Municipal Pension Plan (MPP) Board of Trustees has approved the City of Surrey’s application for Group 5 membership for its police officers.
The City of Surrey is pleased to announce that an agreement has been formalized that will allow RCMP officers to fully transfer their pension, should they choose to serve with the Surrey Police Department.
Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth and Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum have released the following statement regarding Surrey policing.
As the City of Surrey works toward the creation of a city police department, Mayor Doug McCallum appointed the members of the Interim Police Transition Advisory Committee at last night’s Regular Council Meeting.
The City of Surrey has concluded its public engagement process for the planned transition to a Surrey Police Department. Over a five-week period, 23 public engagement events were held across Surrey’s six town centres.
The full Surrey Policing Transition Report is now publicly available.
The Surrey Policing Transition Report is completed and has been delivered to the provincial government for review and approval.
In his first State of the City Address since returning to the Mayor’s Office on Nov. 5, Doug McCallum used the occasion to highlight his commitment to ensuring the promises he made to the voters of Surrey are kept.
Just as Surrey has evolved and city infrastructure has grown with it, Mayor and Council are taking steps to advance how policing will be delivered in this city with the creation of a Surrey Police Department.