This is the News section of the website where you will find out what the Commissioner has been doing over the previous weeks…
PCC responds to additional powers for policing with call for all to take personal responsibility for doing the necessary and right things to save lives and reduce risk.
Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane has re-iterated his commitment to continue to support the delivery of essential services to victims of crime and vulnerable members of our communities during the Covid-19 crisis. The Commissioner’s team have written to partners asking for their service delivery plans during the crisis in order to establish those areas […]
As part of the regular scrutiny and support of the Chief Constable, Michael Lane is asking the public to submit their questions concerning how Covid-19 is impacting on policing and the plans that are in place to continue to keep you safer.
“We are currently facing unprecedented and dynamically changing times. The Government announced last week that the Police and Crime Commissioner and local elections that were due to take place this May will now move to May 2021.
The Police and Crime Commissioner and his team have worked to identify community-based projects that will help address his priorities and work locally to protect vulnerable people, support victims of crime, and prevent offending.
Therapeutic support for victims of sexual crime in Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton is to be improved through new arrangements being put in place by the Police and Crime Commissioner following a successful bid for funding from the Ministry of Justice (MOJ).
As part of Justice Week 2020, the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner ran a poll of knowledge about legal rights. We asked people “How confident are you that you know your legal rights if you are stopped and searched by the police?”
The Victim Care Service, funded by the Police and Crime Commissioner and provided by Victim Support, has been awarded the Safe Lives Leading Lights accreditation for the support it provides for people in Hampshire, Portsmouth, Southampton and the Isle of Wight who have experienced domestic abuse.
Cyber Ambassadors (aged 7-16 years) from Hampshire came together to celebrate their successes in helping keep their peers safe online as part of Safer Internet Day 2020 on Tuesday 6 February.
The Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane has today had his recommendation to increase the council tax precept by £10 per year for a Band D property supported by the Police and Crime Panel.
Over 150 individuals, organisations and community groups from across Southampton came together on 6 February to explore what serious violence means for the city, the influencing factors and collective solutions to help combat it.
This weekend, Highways England will be closing a section of the M27 to replace the bridge which carries the A3057 Romsey Road over motorway. As a result, residents should plan their journeys and expect extra traffic disruption in the area.
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.
The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission has launched its Big Conversation 2020 asking young people for their views on topical crime and policing issues.
Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane says: “It is really good news to have the Government’s announcement of the 2020/21 Police Settlement figures approved today. These are essential to the planning to keep our communities SAFER for the coming year and to ensure I can set an appropriate council tax in time and after consulting […]
The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) has awarded £500,000 for initiatives to prevent and tackle serious violence in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.
Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, hosted his third SAFER awards on International Volunteers Day (Thursday 5 December). The event celebrated the vital role volunteers play in supporting policing and the community.
Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, welcomed his Youth Commission’s Big Conversation findings and recommendations at a conference on Saturday 23 November.