This is the News section of the website where you will find out what the Commissioner has been doing over the previous weeks…
Partners from across Hampshire, Thames Valley, Sussex and Surrey came together last week to discuss shared issues around serious violence and how they can collectively address them, supported by the Home Office ‘Serious Violence Strategy’.
Nine students at Highbury College, Portsmouth have been trained to recognise the signs of cyber safety issues, such as grooming, stalking and harassment, and to know what to do to stay safe as part of the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Cyber Ambassador Scheme.
Highways England are upgrading the M27 between junction 4 (M3 interchange) and junction 11 (Fareham) by turning the hard shoulder into a permanent running lane, making a dual four-lane, smart motorway. As part of this, the M27 will be closed between 14-15 June 2019.
The Commissioner was proud to be part of the events this week that marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day, on Sunday at Stokes Bay in Gosport on Sunday and in Portsmouth on Tuesday 5 June. It was an honour to attend to recognise the sacrifice and contribution of so many and to pay his respects.
Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, will be challenging the Chief Constable on police priorities, and the questions and concerns of the public.
A domestic abuse support service aimed at victims, their children and those who are being abusive launches on 4 June 2019, providing crisis accommodation and community-based support to break the cycle of abuse for families across Hampshire.
From Tuesday 4 June 2019, Hampshire Constabulary officers and staff will have moved into the new Police Investigation Centre. Front counter services based at Portsmouth Central will have also moved.
Eastern Police Investigation Centre visits: Over 100 people have now visited the Eastern Police Investigation Centre in Portsmouth, which will open on Tuesday 4 June.
Over 60,000 people are expected to visit Portsmouth next week, as preparations for D-Day 75 step up in Portsmouth and Southsea. Hampshire Constabulary are responsible for ensuring the safety of veterans, the Queen, visiting dignitaries, and the public.
Cottage Grove Primary School won the public vote at the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Safer Together event on Saturday 18 May 2019. The primary school was one of three shortlisted projects that attended the event and gained 50% of the public votes to be awarded the funding of £500.
Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner, said: “It is good news to see the result of the recent action by Hampshire Constabulary to tackle criminal networks involved in county lines drug dealing.
“Today’s report from the NCA is a sobering assessment of the threat to us all from serious and organised crime. Many in our communities will already be alert to how criminals and organised crime is changing to prey on the vulnerable.
Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane is inviting the public to vote on one of the three shortlisted local projects to receive funding at his Safer Together event in Cascades shopping centre on Saturday 18 May 2019. The project that receives the most public votes will be awarded £500.
Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane and his team have partnered up with local universities in a bid to increase the use of academic research in shaping and investing in local services and influencing community safety policies.
If you are thinking about getting your car washed, download the Safe Car Wash app, which can help car owners spot potential victims of modern slavery and trafficking. The data can then be shared anonymously with the National Crime Agency and the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority.
A conference held by Hampshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner successfully challenged assumptions around when Restorative Justice is appropriate, with 94% of delegates more likely to refer a victim of crime a result of attending.
More than 100 students of 12 secondary schools in Portsmouth and Hampshire have received training to become Cyber Ambassadors since the scheme was rolled out at the beginning of this year. Through peer-led education, approximately 5,000 students are ultimately benefiting from the latest knowledge on how to keep safe online.
Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, said: “This week is National Stalking Awareness Week – an important week that helps shine a light on the blight that stalking and harassment brings to too many lives. This is vulnerability and risk that I and other PCCs have worked to mitigate, putting in place measures that protect […]
Know of a local project, event or initiative that would benefit from an extra £500? Organisations operating in the Portsmouth North and South constituency areas are invited to put themselves forward to receive a small grant as part of the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Safer Together event to be held in Cascades Shopping Centre in […]
Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane has invested £760,000 in a package of measures to improve the wellbeing of police officers in Hampshire.