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

New website to help young people ‘Do a One Eighty’ away from boredom this summer

A new website https://oneeighty.live/ that houses a directory of free and low cost positive activities for young people to do in their free time has been launched by the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission.

30 July 2021

£700,000 secured to help young people at risk from serious violence

Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has welcomed additional funding from the Government for two Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) initiatives that tackle the root causes of violence and prevent young people from getting involved in crime across Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton. A total of £700,000 has been awarded which is split […]

28 July 2021

Tackling Crime and Anti-social behaviour in the New Forest

Working together to tackle rural crime and anti-social behaviour, including speeding and animal casualties, theft of machinery and animal worrying, was top of the agenda for Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones’ visit to the New Forest.

27 July 2021

Response to Tackling Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Strategy

Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has welcomed the Government’s Tackling Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Strategy which emphasises partnership working, prevention and the need to be victim focused.

22 July 2021

PCC’s new taskforce to tackle ASB

During the first ever National Anti-Social Behaviour Awareness Week (July 19-25), Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones is launching a new taskforce that will bring together the organisations locally that need to work together to tackle anti-social behaviour, which is a top concern for residents in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

19 July 2021

Supporting rape victims and putting their needs first are key to improving prosecution rates

Inspectors from HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) and HM Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate (HMCPSI) today published their findings following a joint inspection of the police and Crown Prosecution Service’s response to rape.

16 July 2021

PCC to be National lead for Victims and Serious Organised Crime

Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, Donna Jones, has today (15 July) been appointed as the national lead for victims across England and Wales. This is a role as part of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC). This involves working with the government, both the Home Office and […]

15 July 2021

PCC sets out her vision at first Panel meeting

Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has spoken at her first Police and Crime Panel meeting (Friday 2 July) about her vision for Hampshire and Isle of Wight to be two of the safest counties in the country to live and the priority actions she will be taking as part of her Police and Crime […]

05 July 2021

Violence against women and girls to be focus of youth scrutiny group

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) and how the police in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight work to prevent and respond to it has been selected as the first area for review by a group of young volunteers set up by the Police and Crime Commissioner to challenge policing practices.

30 June 2021

Saints staff take a stand against modern slavery

Modern Slavery is happening in our communities. While it can be hard to spot it could be happening at places we visit or work in. Southampton FC are the latest organisation to take up training from the Modern Slavery Partnership on how to identify potential victims of Modern Slavery and report concerns.

21 June 2021

New cyber safety programme to help secondary pupils follow the right digital path

With the increase of social networking sites, online activity and messaging apps, cyberbullying and other risks related to the online world are on the increase. To help combat this Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has today (Stop Cyberbullying Day) launched a new programme designed to help secondary pupils to stay safe online.

18 June 2021

Policing Minister and PCC visit Portsmouth Safer Streets area

Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has taken Kit Malthouse MP, Minister for Crime and Policing, around the Charles Dickens Ward in Portsmouth to hear from local residents the difference the Safer Streets project will make to the community.

15 June 2021

Euro 2020: Blowing the whistle on domestic violence and abuse

With England’s appearances in the delayed Euro 2020 football tournament kicking off this weekend (Sunday 13 June), an expected grim side-effect of fans’ heightened emotions and increased alcohol consumption could be a surge in incidents of domestic abuse.

11 June 2021

Commissioner’s young volunteers set to challenge constabulary

Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has set up a group of young volunteers to review and challenge policing practices to help make improvements to the service and how the force interacts with young people.

10 June 2021

Basingstoke and Portsmouth to receive share of £600,000 funding to make local streets safer

Hampshire and Isle of Wight’s new Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones has together with local partners secured a total £600,030 of Government funding to help make local streets safer as part of the second Safer Streets funding round.

03 June 2021

Open letter to all volunteers helping to make Hampshire and the Isle of Wight safe

Since becoming Police and Crime Commissioner just three weeks ago, I have already discovered the huge and significant impact volunteers make to policing, in helping to support the delivery of my role and in helping to make Hampshire and the Isle of Wight safe places to live, work and visit.

02 June 2021

PCC’s action over A33 closure

After just two weeks in post, the new Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones, has undertaken an urgent in-depth review of Hampshire Constabulary’s response to the traveller community event on the A33 at the beginning of May. The event resulted in the road closure, outraging local residents and people trying to travel in the surrounding […]

01 June 2021

Improved support for victims and survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence

Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, is pleased to announce that victims and survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight will have access to enhanced levels of support following a successful bid to central government for additional resources.

24 May 2021

Wickham Horse Fair

Comment from Donna Jones, Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight: “I am extremely disappointed the Wickham Horse Fair has gone ahead and the GRT community have ignored the communication that this event has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 restrictions.

20 May 2021

Recruitment of officers top of Commissioner’s agenda

As part of her commitment to increasing the number of police on the streets of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has been meeting new recruits to find out more about the recruitment and training process.

20 May 2021

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