The Surrey Police Board. Here for all of us. Providing independent, civilian oversight to 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 Surrey Police Service. Governed by the Police Act, the Board performs four main governance roles:
- Employing all sworn and civilian staff of Surrey Police Service
- Setting policy and providing direction to the Chief Constable
- Overseeing the budget for Surrey Police Service
- Being the authority for Service or Policy complaints against Surrey Police Service.
Under the Police Act, the Mayor of the municipality sits as Chair of the Board, the municipality appoints one member, and up to seven members are appointed by the Province.