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PCC praises officers across Hampshire & the Isle of Wight and thanks the public for the unrelenting clampdown on knife crime
The Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has commended Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary in its intensifying campaign to tackle knife crime and serious violence as more than 100 weapons were taken off the streets during Operation Sceptre.
E-bikes making a difference in tackling anti-social behaviour on the Isle of Wight
The Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has witnessed first-hand how power assisted bicycles are helping to drive down anti-social behaviour (ASB) on the Isle of Wight. The Commissioner provided the funding for four electric bikes for the South Wight Neighbourhood Policing Team (NPT) to target ASB in Sandown, Shanklin, Lake and Ventnor. The bikes […]
PCC unveils innovative partnership approach that works with perpetrators of stalking as the government allocates over a million pounds to Hampshire and the Isle of Wight
A new multi-agency intervention service designed to reduce the risk of reoffending amongst stalkers has been announced by the Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones. It follows a successful bid to the Home Office of more than a million pounds of funding for the provision which is psychologist-led and will also provide support to victims […]
PCC welcomes King Charles III as the country celebrates the King’s Coronation
The Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has joined the rest of the nation and countries around the world in celebrating the Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort. King Charles III ascended the throne when his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, died on 8 September 2022. Coronations have been taking […]
PCC Donna Jones announces Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary has successfully recruited 600 more police officers
0 More Police Officers Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones has today announced the force has reached its target to recruit 600 additional police officers. The announcement comes following the government’s police uplift target launched in 2020 to recruit 20,000 extra police officers across the country by 2023.
PCC wants to hear from you on plans to develop a Victims Hub
The Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, is asking the public to have their say on her plans to revamp how victims of crime can access support and information.
PCC announces targeted provision to support victims of stalking at the start of National Stalking Awareness Week
The Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has commissioned a new service that will provide independent and specialist support to victims of stalking.
Police and Crime Commissioner signs the Armed Forces Covenant on HMS Victory
A pledge to honour and support the Armed Forces community has been made by the Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, this week aboard HMS Victory. The commitment was co-signed by Lieutenant Commander BJ Smith, Commanding Officer of HMS Victory.
Police and Crime Commissioner takes the fight to violent crime securing £3million worth of funding for prevention
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones has launched a Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) and is funding a Violent Crime Task Force to tackle the complex issues of violent crime.
PCC shines the spotlight on the outstanding dedication of volunteers and staff at annual awards event
The Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones has thanked volunteers, staff and partners from across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight for their exceptional service and commitment at a glittering ceremony in Winchester.
Clear message sent to disrupt criminality in Portsmouth as PCC joins police operation that’s cracking down on crime
The Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has praised the work of officers in Portsmouth as Operation Blue Island swung into action across the city on Tuesday 4 April 2023.
ADDICTIONS IN FOCUS: How Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones is tackling drug related harm and reoffending in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight
Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones has set up a Pan Hampshire Combating Drugs Board, the first of its kind in the Solent region, to bring together senior leaders and organisations across the two counties to support the implementation of the Government’s 10 year national Drug Strategy – from Harm to Hope. The partnership brings […]
Recommitment to Restorative Justice service that empowers victims of crime and anti-social behaviour across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight
The Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has awarded a new contract at a showcase event today to continue to support victims and reduce reoffending.
End of mandatory degrees for officers frees up to 100,000 hours of police time
Since taking office in May 2021, Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, Donna Jones has campaigned for the end of the compulsory police entry degree, believing practical common sense life skills are as important in policing as academic ability and that UK policing needs both.
PCC praises Officers for creation of a High Harm Team in the New Forest
The Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has praised Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary for creating a new team focused on areas of most harm in local communities. Priorities for the New Forest High Harm Team include targeting violent and repeat offenders and those committing serious crime, drug-related harm, and working with other forces. […]
‘Why the Met needs breaking up and vetting isn’t the issue’ – Police Commissioner Donna Jones, national lead for victims reacts to the Baroness Casey review
On the eve of the publication of the Baroness Casey review, I carry a deep sense of shame, anger, hurt and disappointment. Mixed emotions that signify my pain for the thousands of victims that never should have been victims, and my pain for the thousands of men and women in this country who put on […]
New beach sports initiative on the Isle of Wight to tackle anti-social behaviour this summer
The Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has responded to calls to help combat anti-social behaviour (ASB) in Ryde by funding a summer sports programme.
PCC Donna Jones welcomes the Non-Crime Hate Incidents Draft Code of Practice
The Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones has given her support to draft guidelines which would see police prioritising freedom of speech over taking offence in non-crime hate incidents.
Police Station will reopen to the Public
Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and Isle of Wight, Donna Jones, has announced the next part of a plan to improve visibility and access to policing by reopening Portsmouth Central Police Station to the public.
New e-bike patrols to transform neighbourhood policing on the Isle of Wight
Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones has funded four power assisted bicycles to tackle anti-social behaviour in Sandown, Shanklin, Lake and Ventnor.