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News in Author: Laurie Loe

PCC praises police for aggravated burglary investigation in Portsmouth

Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones has praised Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary for their swift action in an investigation into aggravated burglaries in Portsmouth.

08 December 2022

WHITE RIBBON DAY 2022: Police and Crime Commissioner teams up with sports clubs, listens to the voices of women and girls and showcases behaviour change programmes to tackle violence against women and girls in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight

PCC Donna Jones has teamed up with Hampshire Cricket’s Hampshire Hawks and Southern Vipers to urge men and boys to call out harassing, sexist and violent behaviour towards women and girls, for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25th November (White Ribbon Day). The players have come together to take […]

25 November 2022

Scott Chilton confirmed as Hampshire & Isle of Wight Constabulary’s next Chief Constable

Hampshire & Isle of Wight’s Police and Crime Panel has today (November 22) approved the selection of Scott Chilton as the next Chief Constable for Hampshire & Isle of Wight Constabulary after PCC Donna Jones selected him as her preferred candidate earlier this month.

22 November 2022

‘Safe on the streets’ revealed as young people’s top concern at the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Conference

Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has welcomed her Youth Commission’s recommendations on how young people would like street safety, hate and hostility and substance misuse tackled in the future. Safe on the streets came out as the top concern for young people in the Youth Commission’s Big Conversation survey, with 62% of the 1,614 […]

22 November 2022

“Today is a moment in history” – Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones honours her pledge to change the name of the police force to include Isle of Wight

Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones is pleased to announce that her request to legally change the name of the Constabulary to include the Isle of Wight has been successful. Hampshire Constabulary will now be called Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary to reflect the Isle of Wight as a county area. The official name change […]

16 November 2022

Three weeks to go: Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones continues to ask the public about their council tax contributions to policing for 2023/24

Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones is continuing to urge residents to share their views in her annual police budget precept consultation. The government is giving Police and Crime Commissioners the flexibility to increase the policing element of your council tax in 2023/24 by up to £10 per year (based on a Band D property).

14 November 2022

Scott Chilton chosen as the preferred candidate to be Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary’s next Chief Constable

The Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones has named Scott Chilton as her proposed appointment for Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary’s next Chief Constable.

07 November 2022

Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner raises awareness of support services for male victims of domestic abuse

Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner Terry Norton is supporting ManKind’s Male Victims of Domestic Abuse Day (November 2) by raising awareness of the services available in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight for male victims. Deputy PCC Terry Norton said: “We know that male victims often feel embarrassed and just accept their situation which […]

02 November 2022

More than £650k secured to support victims of domestic and abuse and sexual crimes in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner has secured an additional £659,746 for 2022/23 from the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) to provide enhanced levels of support to victims of domestic abuse and sexual crimes.

01 November 2022

Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones is asking for views on council tax contributions to policing for 2023/24

Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones is urging residents to share their views in the annual police budget precept consultation. The government is giving Police and Crime Commissioners the flexibility to increase the policing element of your council tax in 2023/24 by up to £10 per year (based on a Band D property). This year, […]

31 October 2022

PCC releases 2021-22 Annual Report

Hampshire and Isle of Wight’s Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones has reflected on the achievements and challenges of her first year in office as she releases her Annual Report for 2021/22.

27 October 2022

PCC welcomes Rishi Sunak’s appointment as Prime Minister

“I welcome Rishi Sunak’s appointment as Leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. As the first Asian Prime Minister we cannot underestimate the inspiration this will give to young people from minority backgrounds growing up in Britain today. This is to be congratulated. “It is time to unite […]

26 October 2022

Support to be targeted at the most prolific offenders in Portsmouth

A new partnership approach is being trialled in Portsmouth with specific support aimed at people identified as the most prolific shoplifters and business crime offenders in the area.

20 October 2022

Police and Crime Commissioner honours National 999 Day and all those who have been killed in the line of duty

Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, Donna Jones laid a wreath and observed a two minute silence at Police and Fire HQ in Eastleigh today (October 19) to honour National Emergency Services day, recognising the tireless work of those who have dedicated their life to protecting and serving the public.

19 October 2022

Statement from Acting Chief Constable Ben Snuggs and Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones on burglary

Burglary is a devastating crime which can cause significant distress to victims. In the past, officers have physically been deployed when a crime was in progress and all reports underwent a rigorous assessment of threat, harm and risk. Following an ongoing review of burglary deployment across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, and recognising the […]

26 September 2022

Roads Policing Officer describes new police motorcycles as ‘game-changers’

Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones has funded three off-road motorcycles and three high performance motorbikes for Roads Policing Officers to apprehend offenders on motorcycles and mopeds.

22 September 2022

The OPCC’s Youth Commission is recruiting!

If you are aged between 14 and 24-years-old, we want your opinion on policing and crime. Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, is looking for young people aged between 14 and 24-years-old to join her Youth Commission and act as the voice of young people on police and crime issues.

22 September 2022

Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones supports award for emergency workers killed in line of duty

Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, Donna Jones, is supporting the call from Mayor Andy Burnham’s office for police officers and emergency service workers killed in the line of duty to be officially honoured and remembered.

21 September 2022

PCC Donna Jones pays tribute to Her Majesty the Queen

“Her Majesty was a true professional, always on duty; she gave her whole life to this country” – PCC Donna Jones pays tribute to Her Majesty the Queen

14 September 2022

Death of Queen Elizabeth II – statement from Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, Donna Jones

It is with great sadness that we have been informed of the death of our Sovereign, Queen Elizabeth ll. Her Majesty the Queen gave a lifetime of service to our country and I wish to send my condolences to the Royal Family at this very sad time. Many people in our communities proudly serve the […]

08 September 2022