News

This is the News section of the website where you will find out what the Commissioner has been doing over the previous weeks…

Panel support Commissioner’s £5 increase in council tax for police

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane’s proposal for a £5 increase in the policing element of council tax has been supported by the Police and Crime Panel.

30 January 2017

New eastern Police Investigation Centre announced

Michael Lane has today announced that he has entered into a lease agreement for a site on the Merlin Park Development off Airport Service Road that will enable the construction of a new Police Investigation Centre to serve the east of the county. 

21 October 2016

Commissioner allocates grants to keep communities safer

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane has awarded 70 grants totalling £1,751,784 to support community organisations that are working to help keep Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth, and Southampton safer.

17 February 2017

Commissioner gets grilled at Gosport Youth Council’s conference

Our Youth Commission were invited to take part in the Gosport Youth Council’s conference last week. The Commissioner also took part in the event where he was grilled by pupils from local schools.

14 February 2017

Children bury Time Capsule at new Police Investigation Centre

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane visited the site of the Northern Police Investigation Centre (PIC) in Basingstoke with children from Chalk Ridge School, Police Cadets, representatives from Hampshire Constabulary, and the contractors Mace Group.

14 February 2017

Hampshire countryside staff partner with Police to tackle rural crime

Hampshire County Council’s Countryside Service will provide extra eyes and ears to support Hampshire Constabulary’s Country Watch as part of a new partnership to tackle rural crime.

13 February 2017

Hythe Police on the move

The move of the Hampshire Constabulary team from Hythe Police Station to Hardley will take place on Thursday 9 February.

09 February 2017

Police Apprentice winners present animation for World Safer Internet Day

Students from a school in Hampshire are spreading a message of support to help young people avoid nude pictures and their life-changing consequences.

06 February 2017

Commissioner backs Elder Abuse awareness campaign

The Commissioner has joined Action on Elder Abuse in urging older people and their families to learn how to spot the signs of financial abuse.

03 February 2017

Youth commission share in Mental Wealth event in Southampton

Our Youth Commission were invited to take part in a Mental Wealth event today in Southampton at the Third Age Centre, a local community venue.

30 January 2017

Fight for fairer funding

The Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, and Chief Constable for Hampshire Constabulary, Olivia Pinkney, have issued a stark warning to Brandon Lewis MP, Minister for Policing that additional national funding is required to keep the public safe in the Hampshire Constabulary Policing Area in the future.

18 January 2017

Youth commission inspiring winners at the British Youth Council Awards

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner, is pleased to see the hard work of his Youth Commission recognised with the award of “Inspiring” winner in the British Youth Council Awards.

22 December 2016

Gideons present commissioner with bible

Michael Lane was delighted to receive a presentation bible from Gideons International at his office in Winchester last week.

19 December 2016

Michael Lane awards £30,000 to tackle Hate Crime

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner for the Hampshire Constabulary area, has awarded grants to 11 local charities and voluntary organisations totalling £30,000 to deliver a range of activities that will target hate crime.

16 December 2016

It’s all about cyber at Crofton

The Youth Commission’s cyber safety group held a workshop for 218 year eight students around internet safety this week.

14 December 2016

Commissioner hosts discussions about A32 complaints

Michael Lane was delighted to host a very positive meeting today with community representatives living along the A32 as well as businesses and important partners. 

09 December 2016

Having a Big Conversation with the Eastleigh Prince’s Trust

Youth Commission members visited the Eastleigh Prince’s Trust team this week to find out their views for the Big Conversation.

09 December 2016

Busting myths at local schools with the Youth Commission

Members from our Youth Commission have spent the last two days at Thornden School raising awareness about substance misuse with Years 9 and 10.

09 December 2016

Michael Lane presents his strategy to ‘keep us safer’

On Wednesday 7 December, Michael Lane officially launched his strategy for Policing and Crime in Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth, and Southampton. 

07 December 2016

Youth Commission spread the word on priorities

Members of the Youth Commission and Michael’s team ran a workshop for the Havant unit of the Hampshire police cadets last week.

30 November 2016

New restorative strategy launches in Portsmouth

Michael recently launched the new restorative justice (RJ) strategy for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight at an event held at Portsmouth Guildhall.

29 November 2016
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