The Surrey Police Board. Here for all of us. Providing independent, civilian oversight to the Surrey Police Service.
The Surrey Police Board was appointed on June 29, 2020 as an independent body from both City Council and the Provincial Government, providing civilian oversight to the Surrey Police. Governed by the Police Act, we perform four main governance roles including:
- Employing all sworn and civilian staff of the Surrey Police
- Setting policy and providing direction to the Chief Constable
- Overseeing the budget and
- Being the authority for Service or Policy Complaints against the Surrey Police.
Under the Police Act, the Mayor of the municipality sits as Chair of the Board and the municipality appoints one member and up to 7 members are appointed by the Province.