News

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

Michael Lane acknowledges the busy Summer Season for Policing and all that keeps us Safer

Michael Lane said: “Recent events, whether terror attacks, significant criminal activity designed to inflict harm or the tragedy of fire, all make the headlines – as do some of the commentaries on how more must be done to protect us.

17 July 2017

Michael and Artswork celebrate better futures for young people at Art and Youth Justice event

This week the Police and Crime Commissioner brought together a variety of organisations to put funding for services that support young victims, and those that help prevent young people from entering the criminal justice system, under the spotlight.

07 July 2017

Stalking Clinic highlighted as Best Practice by HMIC

In today’s report from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) and Her Majesty’s Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate (HMCPSI) about the police and CPS response to stalking and harassment, Hampshire Constabulary’s Stalking Clinic is highlighted as best practice, a service funded by the Police and Crime Commissioner.

05 July 2017

Michael Lane’s response to the Queen’s Speech

“The Queen’s Speech today has helpfully and appropriately identified priorities of the new Government that impact on the remit of a Police and Crime Commissioner, including Counter Terrorism, Policing Powers, Regulation of Cyber Space, Countering Extremism, Domestic Violence & Abuse and Mental Health. I support these as priorities.

21 June 2017

“We are #SaferTogether” says Police and Crime Commissioner

On Tuesday 27 June in the Westquay shopping centre in Southampton, Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane is holding his ‘Safer Together’ event, to demonstrate the achievements of working in partnership after a year of being in post. The event is open to the public and free to attend.

20 June 2017

Four PCCs join forces to shine a light on modern slavery

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner, is joining forces with his counterparts in neighbouring areas for a ground-breaking conference to fight modern slavery.

19 June 2017

Statement from Michael, following the attack in London

“Amidst the horror of London last night, there are three things I would like to share to set some reassuring local context about our communities:

04 June 2017

Planning Approved for New Policing Centre

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane is delighted to have achieved planning permission for a new Police Investigation Centre (PIC) for the east of the policing area, based in Portsmouth.

01 June 2017

Michael Lane invites Isle of Wight Residents to Scrutiny Event

On Saturday 24 June in Newport, the Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane will be publicly holding the Chief Constable to account on the performance of the Constabulary, and he is inviting members of the public to attend and submit questions. 

25 May 2017

Michael comments on suspected terrorist incident in Manchester

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner said: “My thoughts and prayers are with, and for, all the people of Manchester and all the attendees and families of those involved in the terror of last evening.

23 May 2017

Gosport Front Counter Services Move

From today, the front counter services previously at Gosport Police Station have moved across the road to a shared base at Gosport Borough Council’s offices.

02 May 2017

Alton Police Station Services Moving: New Contact Details

From 2 May 2017, the Neighbourhood, Patrol and Response teams will be moving to Mill Lane in Alton, and the front counter services at Alton Police Station will move.

25 April 2017

HMIC annual assessment of Hampshire Constabulary

Following the HMIC annual PEEL assessment, Michael Lane commented:

12 April 2017

Police and Crime Panel meeting, April 2017

“As I was holding the Chief Constable to account on Tuesday, I always welcome the democratic accountability that is reflected in my attendance at the Police and Crime Panel sessions.”

07 April 2017

Visit from Baroness Newlove Victims’ Commissioner

I was delighted to welcome Baroness Newlove, the Victims’ Commissioner, to my office to hear from victims and those who support them.

06 April 2017

Community Safety Alliance meeting

“It is always good to hear informed local views from key partners of the Community Safety Alliance.”

05 April 2017

COMPASS – Scrutiny by the Commissioner of the Chief Constable

It was good to be in Aldershot for my COMPASS meeting.

04 April 2017

Local Criminal Justice Board meeting

On Tuesday, Michael Lane met with the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Criminal Justice Board.

04 April 2017

Northern Police Investigation Centre opens

The new Northern Police Investigation Centre in Basingstoke opened for business at the beginning of the week with the first police teams moving in. 

03 April 2017

Thames Valley Collaboration Governance Board

We have an important partnership with Thames Valley and we routinely meet to review all the things that by working together are more effective and efficient.

03 April 2017
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