News

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

New Crime and Punishment series filmed in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

The second series of the BAFTA nominated Crime and Punishment series, which gives a unique insight into the partners working across the Hampshire and Isle of Wight criminal justice system will be broadcast at 9pm on Thursday 13 August on Channel 4.

11 August 2020

Young people take a stand against knife crime in Basingstoke

The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission and Hampshire Cultural Trust (HCT) have come together to tackle youth knife crime through artwork promoting peace and hope. 

03 August 2020

Cyber safety activity packs keep children safe during the holidays

The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Cyber Ambassador scheme has launched a range of cyber safety activity packs to help parents keep their children safe during the school holidays. The packs are aimed at primary age children and feature the scheme’s Cyber Sea Monsters.

30 July 2020

Commissioner to provide immediate support for vulnerable young people and victims of crime

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, has allocated £110,000 to 13 projects to provide support to the community affected by COVID-19 and to make people safer. The projects will support vulnerable young people and divert them from offending, as well as supporting victims of crime.

30 July 2020

Police and Crime Commissioner secures £550k funding to help make lives of local residents safer

Hampshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane has secured Home Office funding to improve the lives of residents in the Bargate area of Southampton.

28 July 2020

Youth Commission put forward views of local young people to shape national Police during the Pandemic report

The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission has engaged young people across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight to ensure their voices were heard as part of the national Policing the Pandemic study, resulting in the Hampshire Policing area being one of the top for the number of responses. Members of the Youth Commission also […]

17 July 2020

Funding to increase support available for victims of sexual crime secured

The Police and Crime Commissioner has been successful in a bid to the Ministry of Justice for much needed additional funding that will provide extra Independent Sexual Violence Advisors (ISVA) to support victims of sexual crime in Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton.

15 July 2020

Winchester Crown Court opens for more trials with safety measures in place

To date there have been eight jury trials heard at Winchester Crown Court since the lockdown has eased, and from this week a second court room has been set up with social distancing measures to allow for more cases to be heard.

14 July 2020

COVID-19 Keeping Communities Safer Fund for local projects that reduce crime

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, has opened up a second round of his COVID-19 Keeping Communities Safer Fund that offers timely grants of up to £500 to help people stay safe, with this round having a focus on preventing and reducing crime.

09 July 2020

Bitterne Police Station will be refurbished for officer uplift

The Police and Crime Commissioner this week allocated funds to refurbish Bitterne Police Station, to allow it to accommodate some of the projected additional 450 officers who are being recruited across the Hampshire Constabulary area over the next three years.

09 July 2020

Safer Together Apart – Week 4 Building inclusive communities

Welcome to Safer Together Apart!

06 July 2020

Emergency funding to support domestic and sexual abuse victims secured by Commissioner

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, has successfully secured £565,072 additional funding from the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) to support organisations that are providing critical support to victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence across Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton during the pandemic.

30 June 2020

Safer Together Apart – Week 3 Domestic Abuse

Day 7 – You Are Not Alone To finish our focus on Domestic Abuse as part of #SaferTogetherApart we are sharing information about some of the support services that we work with. The Victim Care Service (VCS) are a SafeLives Accredited domestic abuse service that provide a range of support options for those experiencing, or […]

28 June 2020

Modern slavery victim pathway created to assist fast access of support to victims

The Modern Slavery Partnership (MSP) has created the first ever victim pathway for modern slavery victims that covers Hampshire, IOW, Portsmouth and Southampton.

24 June 2020

Safer Together Apart – Week 2 Staying safe from fraud and scams

Welcome to Safer Together Apart!

22 June 2020

Safer Together Apart – Week 1 Protecting children and older people

Welcome to Safer Together Apart!

15 June 2020

Bids for Government funding to be submitted on behalf of Domestic and Sexual Abuse services

The Police and Crime Commissioner is to make recommendations to the Ministry of Justice this week to secure essential additional resources for local Domestic and Sexual Abuse support services.

10 June 2020

Police and Crime Commissioner invites residents to submit their crime prevention questions as part of virtual Safer Together event

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner is running a month of activity online to share a range of advice and information on community safety issues focussed on challenges and crimes people are experiencing during the pandemic.

10 June 2020

Submit your questions for the Chief Constable Scrutiny Session

Police and Crime Commissioner invites questions from the public on police priorities and performance to put to the Chief Constable

10 June 2020

Submit your questions for the Chief Constable

Police and Crime Commissioner invites questions from the public on police priorities and performance to put to the Chief Constable

10 June 2020
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