Martin Surl

Martin Surl was elected Gloucestershire’s first Police and Crime Commissioner in November 2012 and re-elected in May 2016 with a much increased majority.  He was the first PCC to make cybercrime a policing priority and through the Commissioner’s Fund, which he introduced, he has helped fund 130 local organisations and 270 community projects which are reducing crime and anti-social behaviour in Gloucestershire.  He is on the board of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC) and is a director of the Police ICT (Information and Communication Technology) Company. As Chief of Staff for ACPO TAM – Terrorist and Allied Matters – Martin helped co-ordinate the UKs police counter terrorism network.

He is a Gloucestershire man, his family is firmly rooted in the county.