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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 cyber safety programme to help secondary pupil’s 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

First day in Office for new PCC Donna Jones

Meeting the Chief Constable and getting out into the community have been the first actions of new Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, who has officially taken up office today. 

13 May 2021

Donna Jones is to be the new Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

Donna Jones has been elected as Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight and will officially take up office on Thursday 13 May. 

10 May 2021

Join the Youth IAG

The Strategic Youth Independent Advisory Group (YIAG) is a voluntary group made up of young people who are independent from the police. It meets six times a year, to review and challenge policing practices in a constructive way. This helps improve the police service to the public.

07 May 2021

Safeguarding victims of modern slavery top of the agenda

Labour Exploitation, County Lines and Sexual Exploitation are the main forms of slavery in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight and as such are the focus of webinars being hosted by the Hampshire Modern Slavery Partnership (MSP).

06 May 2021

Comment on the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

The announcement of the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh naturally draws heartfelt condolences and prayers for Her Majesty, his family and all those who mourn him.

09 April 2021

Have Your Say – Register to Vote

There is less than a month left to register to vote for the next Police and Crime Commissioner elections on Thursday 6 May 2021

23 March 2021

Safer Streets project delivers safety measures for Southampton’s city centre

Starting Monday, 22 March, Southampton residents will see a number of safety improvement works being delivered in the Bargate Ward area.

19 March 2021

Helping to protect women and girls from violence

The recent events surrounding the tragic death of Sarah Everard has firmly placed a spotlight on violence against women and girls. Many people have been shocked and saddened by her death and as result have spoken up, shared their own experience, and called for decisive action to be taken to help prevent future acts of […]

17 March 2021

Partners coming together to ensure justice for victims of crime during the pandemic

To mark national Justice Week, members of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Local Criminal Justice Board are sharing their views on the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the all parts of system including policing, the crown prosecution service, defence and probation.

03 March 2021

Office of the PCC receives national transparency award again

The Office of the PCC has again been awarded the CoPaCC Open and Transparent Quality Mark for 2021, demonstrating that this website provides clear information on the performance and activities of the PCC.

03 March 2021

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