News

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

Michael Lane’s statement following the Police and Crime Panel

Following last week’s Police and Crime Panel meeting, Michael Lane issued the following about his commitment to police officers and staff:

16 April 2018

Police and Crime Commissioner invites bids from North Hampshire for Safer Together funding

Know of a project, event or initiative that could do with £500?

01 April 2018

Young People Recognised For Campaigning Work

On Saturday, the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Youth Commission brought together young people, the Police and Crime Commissioner, Hampshire Constabulary and a wide range of stakeholders at their recognition conference in Winchester.  80 people attended to hear what they had achieved through campaigning on a range of issues.

28 March 2018

Submit your questions for the Chief Constable Scrutiny Session

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, will be challenging the Chief Constable on police priorities and questions and concerns of the public.

22 March 2018

Youth Commission give young people a national voice on Relationships and Sex Education

The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission has submitted findings of its consultation with over 3,300 young people across Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton to Government in a bid to ensure pupils are getting the information they need to thrive in the increasingly complex and digital world.

19 March 2018

Police and Crime Commissioner ensures victims of crime get better support

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane has commissioned a new and improved support service for victims of crime following the successful delivery of the Victim Care Service since 2015.

07 March 2018

Commissioner allocates grants to keep communities safer

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane has awarded 64 grants totalling £1,365,774 to support community organisations that are working to help keep Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth, and Southampton safer.

20 February 2018

Working together to keep young people safer online

It was a full house at the Cyber Protect & Young People conference this week with one hundred teachers, social workers, youth workers and other professionals with a role in safeguarding young people coming together to find out more about the potential risks online and the resources available to help them support young people, and […]

12 February 2018

Spot the clocks and ‘Call Time on FGM’

In a bid to raise awareness of FGM, community groups and representatives from the NHS and support charities in Portsmouth have distributed a number of foam board clocks within shops along Commercial Road and are encouraging residents and shoppers to find the clocks, take a picture of them and post it on social media with […]

31 January 2018

“Council tax increase will help avoid cuts”

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane will be setting a £12 a year increase in council tax for a Band D household for 2018/19.

26 January 2018

Commissioner proposes £1 per month council tax increase to help protect policing

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, will be putting his proposal for a £12 per year increase in the amount a Band D household pays for policing to the Police and Crime Panel on 26 January 2018. The proposal follows the Government giving Police and Crime Commissioners additional flexibility in December 2017.

17 January 2018

Council taxpayers views more important than ever

Following the Minister of State, the Right Honourable Nick Hurd’s, statement on police funding in the House of Commons, Police and Crime Commissioner  Michael Lane is urging residents to ensure they have their say on the level of contribution they are willing to make towards the cost of local policing.

19 December 2017

Commissioner seeks views on council tax contribution for policing

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, Isle of Wight Portsmouth and Southampton is asking residents what level of contribution they are willing to make towards the cost of local policing through their council tax.

11 December 2017

Commissioner celebrates volunteer vital contribution to keeping us safer

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, hosted his first SAFER awards on International Volunteers Day (Tuesday 5 December). The event celebrated the vital role volunteers play in support of policing.

06 December 2017

Navigate your way to a safer Christmas with COMPASS

Incidents of online fraud, domestic violence, drink driving and home burglaries tend to increase in the run up to and over Christmas. Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, will be quizzing the Chief Constable on the actions the police are taking, and how the public can help to keep themselves safe during the festive period.

27 November 2017

PCC and Hampshire Constabulary issue Cyber Safety advice ahead of Black Friday

To keep you safer ahead of Black Friday and when buying online this Christmas, the Police and Crime Commissioner and Hampshire Constabulary are sharing important advice to help prevent online fraud.

23 November 2017

Commissioner invests £1.1 million to support victims and reduce reoffending through Restorative Justice Service

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, has awarded a new three year contract to provide Restorative Justice in Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton that seeks to ensure everyone who wishes to can access this life changing service.

22 November 2017

Commissioner and Winchester Prison join forces in Restorative Justice Week

As part of the Police and Crime Commissioner’s commitment  that all victims and all offenders should be able to access this service in Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton, residents of HMP YOI Winchester (Her Majesty’s Prison / Young Offenders Institute) are finding out how they can take part.

20 November 2017

Commissioner visits Itchen College

Students at Itchen College heard from Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton as part of the college’s Parliament week.

15 November 2017

Michael Lane Breaks Ground for New Police Centre in Portsmouth

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane, alongside the Chief Constable of Hampshire Constabulary,  and contractor MACE director Terry Spraggett today broke the ground where Portsmouth’s multi-million pound policing centre will be built.

13 November 2017