Michael Lane was elected as Police and Crime Commissioner in May 2016. Michael said: 'Being elected as your Commissioner is a significant honour. On the first day, I was proud to take an oath to serve all the people of Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton...

Michael Lane Police and Crime Commissioner

Michael’s focus will be to make you, your family and your community safer. Michael said: ‘This is a commitment that I imagine myself making to every individual and as a personal promise of my motivation that this should become a reality for each and every one of us…’

My Priorities are to:

Stand up for every resident: being visible, accessible and accountable to the people I represent ensuring their concerns are heard and addressed

To achieve this I will:

  1. Enable effective and efficient operational policing which meets the needs of the people it serves, by empowering the Chief Constable
  2. Strengthen partnerships to work together to reduce crime, promote public safety and create vibrant, inclusive communities
  3. Reduce offending
  4. Support victims and those affected by crime and disorder

Neighbourhood Watch

Find a Watch scheme in your community, and apply to join or send a message to the scheme coordinator. Neighbourhood Watch provides a way for local people to play an important part in making their communities safer.

Hampshire Alert

If you live or work in Hampshire, you are invited to register now to become a recipient of messages of information, crime alerts and witness appeals local to the area in which you live or work in a way that suits your needs and lifestyle by email, text or telephone.

Isle of Wight Alert

If you live or work in the Isle of Wight, you are invited to register now to become a recipient of messages of information, crime alerts and witness appeals local to the area in which you live or work in a way that suits your needs and lifestyle by email, text or telephone.

Neighbourhood Crime Maps

Find out what’s happening in your neighbourhood, meet your local policing team and how to contact them. Explore the crime map to see what has happened and the policing outcomes for each crime.