News in Author: Laurie Loe
Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight reiterates police advice on drink spiking ahead of New Year’s Eve
Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones is urging potential victims of drink spiking to report to police and get tested quickly this New Year’s Eve. In the lead up to the celebrations, the National Police Chief’s Council has shared spiking statistics for England and Wales stating that nearly 5,000 cases were reported nationally between […]
Government minister praises work of Police and Crime Commissioner on her work to protect women and girls
A Government minister has praised the work of Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones on her work to tackle Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG). The praise came during a debate on the Sex-based Harassment Bill on Friday 9 December in the House of Commons before the government announced support to make public sexual harassment […]
Improving relationships with the police, domestic abuse and staying safe on the streets are the three issues that the Police and Crime Commissioner’s new Youth Commission members have selected as top concerns to consult on with their peers in the New Year. Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones and Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner Terry […]
Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, Donna Jones, has reacted to the first public Parole hearing saying that the process is ‘long overdue.’ The PCC has made the comments as the Parole Board prepares to hold a hearing regarding the case of Russell Causley who killed his wife in 1985.
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.
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 […]
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.
‘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 […]
“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 […]
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).
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.
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 […]
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.
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, […]
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.
“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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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.