I say stop wringing your hands and grinding your teeth. This cancer has metastasized. The roots can be traced to fast growth and the type of growth the city has allowed.
Hiring more police will result only in higher tax bills.
Recently, the Police made a big drug bust. Good work. But that only puts a temporary dent in the supply. Surrey has a population of about half a million, so you can figure out the demand.
There will always be those who want to fill the demand. Seems to me it is a growth industry.