This is the News section of the website where you will find out what the Commissioner has been doing over the previous weeks…
It’s been a busy month in the office, with lots of engagement events with young people, the rural community and businesses, and good progress with the project funded by the Home Office Early Intervention Youth Fund and the Violence Reduction Unit.
Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane is urging businesses of any size to become hate crime aware during this year’s National Hate Crime Awareness Week.
Southampton’s Hate Crime Network and the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight have teamed up to make Southampton’s hate crime reporting app available to all Hampshire and Isle of Wight residents.
“I am delighted that Hampshire Constabulary will have 156 additional Police Officers as part of the first tranche of uplift the Government has announced today.
Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner serving Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton, commented on the finds of the police misconduct investigation:
Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane is offering community organisations across Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton the opportunity to bid for up to £50,000 for projects and services that reduce offending and support victims.
Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton is inviting nominations from members of the local community for his annual Safer Awards 2019.
The first episode of a ground breaking documentary series following agencies from across the Hampshire Criminal Justice System was broadcast last night [Monday 16 September]. The Channel 4 series, Crime and Punishment, follows local agencies including Probation, the Crown Prosecution Service, Hampshire Constabulary and HM Prison Winchester, to create the first documentary of its kind […]
The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Youth Commission is seeking new members aged 14-25. The Youth Commission acts as the voice of young people, informing and supporting Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, in his work and helping him to challenge the Chief Constable on areas that are of importance to young people.
Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, will be challenging the Chief Constable on police priorities, and the questions and concerns of the public.
The Police and Crime Commissioner has worked with partners to identify the community based services that will help tackle local priorities in preventing offending, protecting the vulnerable and supporting victims.
Since the last update, the PCC and his team have been working to provide the public with a directory to help handle anti-social behaviour, and there is the news that the Home Office have awarded the PCC funding for a violence reduction unit. The Commission’s Youth Commission have visited a drugs lab to learn about […]
Commenting on the death of PC Andrew Harper from Thames Valley Police, Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton, said: “I would like to offer my sincerest condolences to the family and friends of PC Andrew Harper, and my thoughts are also with the officers and staff […]
Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane has been awarded £880,000 by the Home Office to set up a Violence Reduction Unit in Hampshire.
A survivor of modern slavery who spent 15 years trapped in forced labour has spoken out to help raise public awareness of the issues.
This week the PCC was at the New Forest & County Show meeting people from our rural communities, he reacted to the Prime Minister’s announcement about recruitment of additional police officers, and attended a screening of the ACE’s film Resilience.
Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner, said: “The Prime Minister’s announcement that 20,000 new police officers will be recruited nationally over the next three years is very welcome.
This week the PCC attended the Big Band Buffet in Romsey to meet older residents; represented Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton at the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners; called for improved and greater information and data sharing amongst partners; and reminded residents about next week’s New Forest Show.