CASE STUDY

Surrey Police Service Update: Transitioning from Federal to Municipal Policing

November 9, 2021 11:00am

Doug McCallum
Mayor
City of Surrey

Norm Lipinski, O.O.M., M.B.A, LL.B
Chief Constable
Surrey Police Service

In 2018, the City of Surrey initiated the transition to a municipal policing model. This session will look at the 2019 Surrey Policing Transition Plan and the two-year implement timeline.

  • Reconciling the public support and the statistical data for a municipal police service 
  • Highlighting elements from the proposed policing model
    • Staffing levels and community partnerships
    • Financial projections
  • Maintaining existing assets versus acquiring new
  • Managing active investigation files amid transition