Amy Reid

An example of a Surrey Police cruiser, showcased at Mayor Doug McCallum’s State of the City Address at Civic Hotel on May 7. (Photo: Amy Reid)

Surrey councillor slams mayor’s policing plan for reducing mental health officers

Locke says it’s ‘unconscionable” that proposed ‘Mental Health Team’ in new force calls for just 11 officers

An example of a Surrey Police cruiser, showcased at Mayor Doug McCallum’s State of the City Address at Civic Hotel on May 7. (Photo: Amy Reid)
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Man hurt in late-night Surrey shooting

Surrey RCMP say officers found a man with an ‘apparent head injury’ in Whalley

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Screengrab of video posted to Facebook by Karen Reid-Sidhu.

‘So tired of all this violence’: Dramatic brawl caught on video in Surrey

Head of Surrey Crime Prevention Society says her youth volunteers regularly witness similar incidents

Screengrab of video posted to Facebook by Karen Reid-Sidhu.
Surrey RCMP say one person has been arrested and multiple boats have been seized in connection to an investigation into alleged fraud at Fleetwood’s Breakwater Marine. (Image: Google Maps)

One arrested, boats seized amid fraud investigation at Surrey’s Breakwater Marine

Surrey RCMP investigating alleged fraudulent business practices at the Fleetwood boat dealership

Surrey RCMP say one person has been arrested and multiple boats have been seized in connection to an investigation into alleged fraud at Fleetwood’s Breakwater Marine. (Image: Google Maps)
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Surrey residents invited to help clean up city parks on Mondays this month

The community cleanups are part of Surrey’s Love Where You Live city beautification initiative

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From left, Councillor Linda Annis, Surrey Community Safety Manager Brian Aasebo, and SAFE Centre staff Colleen Kerr, Panam Schwab and Vanessa Vojnovic inside the new space. (Photo: Amy Reid)

‘A triage point’: Surrey’s new SAFE centre aims to divert kids away from gang life

The Surrey Anti-Gang Family Empowerment Centre has been quietly operating since January

From left, Councillor Linda Annis, Surrey Community Safety Manager Brian Aasebo, and SAFE Centre staff Colleen Kerr, Panam Schwab and Vanessa Vojnovic inside the new space. (Photo: Amy Reid)
IIO BC is a civilian oversight agency that investigates incidents involving police officers that result in death or serious harm to determine whether or not an officer may have committed an offence. (Black Press Media file photo)

Cops cleared after Surrey RCMP say woman ‘catapulted’ herself off scooter during arrest

Woman says she was hurt during her arrest, police watchdog finds no excessive force was used

IIO BC is a civilian oversight agency that investigates incidents involving police officers that result in death or serious harm to determine whether or not an officer may have committed an offence. (Black Press Media file photo)
Emergency crews respond to the scene of a serious crash in Guildford on Monday (Aug. 6). (Photo: Shane Mackichan)

UPDATE: One person dead after rollover crash in Surrey

Collision happened late Monday near 157th Street and 104th Avenue, police advise public to avoid area

Emergency crews respond to the scene of a serious crash in Guildford on Monday (Aug. 6). (Photo: Shane Mackichan)
Crime rate drops in Surrey for fourth straight year

Crime rate drops in Surrey for fourth straight year

Surrey RCMP say ‘crime is going down, but we can’t discount people’s perception’

Crime rate drops in Surrey for fourth straight year
Screenshot of video showing two cars crashing along Highway 10 in Surrey during what appeared to be a street race. (Video posted to Reddit)

VIDEO: Surrey RCMP investigating video of apparent luxury car street racing crash

Police say the incident happened along Highway 10 on July 28

Screenshot of video showing two cars crashing along Highway 10 in Surrey during what appeared to be a street race. (Video posted to Reddit)
Jamall Marciano died of an overdose in the backseat of this truck in 2016. (Submitted photo: Patty Marciano)

Surrey tow company apologizes after dead son’s vehicle seen back on road

After her son overdosed in a truck, Patty Marciano believed it was donated to local fire department

Jamall Marciano died of an overdose in the backseat of this truck in 2016. (Submitted photo: Patty Marciano)
Kurt Thys, manager of Surrey’s Tom Lee Music, and Lorenzo Peretto pose in the store’s acoustic guitar room. Staff at the Guildford music store have purchased a guitar for an eight-year-old boy who is set to undergo open heart surgery for the second time - but they need help to find him. (Photo: Amy Reid)

UPDATE: Surrey music store finds young heart patient they purchased guitar for

Tom Lee Music staff bought the instrument for an eight-year-old boy who has undergone open heart surgery

Kurt Thys, manager of Surrey’s Tom Lee Music, and Lorenzo Peretto pose in the store’s acoustic guitar room. Staff at the Guildford music store have purchased a guitar for an eight-year-old boy who is set to undergo open heart surgery for the second time - but they need help to find him. (Photo: Amy Reid)
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Surrey RCMP identify person of interest in ‘serious assault’

Police say a 19-year-old Vancouver man has serious injuries after July 27 ‘altercation’

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Surrey RCMP investigate a scene in the 10800-block of 139A Street on Thursday, July 25. (Photos: Shane Mackichan)

Surrey RCMP say man ‘apparently’ shot in leg

Police say incident was ‘not random’ and believe those involved knew one another

Surrey RCMP investigate a scene in the 10800-block of 139A Street on Thursday, July 25. (Photos: Shane Mackichan)
From left, Surrey councillors Steven Pettigrew, Linda Annis, Brenda Locke and Jack Hundial. (Photos: Amy Reid)

Four Surrey councillors issue joint statement slamming McCallum’s policing plan

Three former members of mayor’s coalition and lone Surrey First councillor say policing plan ‘doesn’t measure up’

From left, Surrey councillors Steven Pettigrew, Linda Annis, Brenda Locke and Jack Hundial. (Photos: Amy Reid)
BC Hydro says an early morning crash in Surrey caused 2,000 customers to lose power on Thursday (July 25). (Photo: Twitter@BC Hydro)

Crash knocks out power to 2,000 homes in Surrey, Delta

Motorists told to avoid area as crews work to restore power, on 96th Avenue between 118th and 120th streets

BC Hydro says an early morning crash in Surrey caused 2,000 customers to lose power on Thursday (July 25). (Photo: Twitter@BC Hydro)
Fleetwood BIA joins Surrey’s ‘Love Where You Live’ city beautification project

Fleetwood BIA joins Surrey’s ‘Love Where You Live’ city beautification project

Businesses in Fleetwood joined Mayor McCallum for a community clean-up Tuesday

Fleetwood BIA joins Surrey’s ‘Love Where You Live’ city beautification project
Surrey City Hall Council Chambers (Now-Leader file photo)

Safe Surrey denies motions from three councillors who split from mayor’s coalition

Motions were related to examining bylaw structure, and embarking on ‘town hall’ style budget consultation

Surrey City Hall Council Chambers (Now-Leader file photo)
Surrey mayor appoints his Safe Surrey Coalition to police transition committee

Surrey mayor appoints his Safe Surrey Coalition to police transition committee

McCallum dissolved the city’s public safety committee last week in favour of the new committee

Surrey mayor appoints his Safe Surrey Coalition to police transition committee
Surrey council approves modular housing projects for homeless after lengthy hearing

Surrey council approves modular housing projects for homeless after lengthy hearing

Vote comes after three-hour-long public hearing over supportive housing projects in Whalley, Guildford

Surrey council approves modular housing projects for homeless after lengthy hearing