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News

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

Police and Crime Commissioner delivers multi-million pound service for victims of crime in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones has launched a multi-million pound service for victims of crime. The Victim Care Hub, designed and funded by the Commissioner, is a brand new approach to supporting victims across the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Constabulary area. Four Victim Care Hubs have been embedded in police stations geographically spread […]

28 February 2024

PCC saves inspirational boxing club in Waterlooville by leasing police estate

The Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, is delighted to have leased an unused police building to a local boxing club which is having a positive impact on young people in the local community.   The Commissioner decided to help save and expand Waterlooville Boxing Club (WBC) last year by leasing a derelict space which […]

20 February 2024

Safe on the streets a priority for Youth Commission this year

Members of the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission (YC) are to focus on being safe and feeling safe on the streets following their annual Recommendations Conference.

14 February 2024

Collaborative plan launched to tackle serious violence across Hampshire & the Isle of Wight

The Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has pushed forward her commitment to driving down crime with a partnership approach to prevent and reduce violence.

13 February 2024

Spotlight on support for victims during Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week

The Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has reaffirmed to victims that they don’t have to report to get support from the range of commissioned services that she funds.

09 February 2024

PCC holds Chief Constable to account in latest Q&A session

The Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has enabled the public to have their say with the Chief Constable Scott Chilton in a live streamed forum.

31 January 2024

Police and Crime Commissioner announces funding for 75 more police officers for Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary

The Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones has announced she will fund 75 more police officers to continue her pledge to increase police numbers to tackle crimes that matter most to communities.

26 January 2024

Emergency calls to be answered in Portsmouth for the first time as new police Contact Management Centre opens

A new centre has been opened that will see emergency calls to the police answered in Portsmouth for the first time, in a bid to help further reduce waiting times for residents across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. The new centre will further improve the capability across the force, meeting the changing demands.

23 January 2024

PCC praises police for arresting hundreds in drink and drug driving operation

The Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has congratulated police officers across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight for their targeted campaign to take suspected drink and drug drivers off the roads.

19 January 2024

Local Bobbies are back!

Named and contactable police officers for every community launched by Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones. 

17 January 2024

PCC to focus on shoplifting, rural crime and 101 calls in live stream event with the Chief Constable

The Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, is inviting the public to have their say in her latest Q & A session with the Chief Constable Scott Chilton.

16 January 2024

New police station on the Isle of Wight officially opened

The Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, is continuing to deliver on her promise to drive up police visibility with the official opening of the new Cowes police station.

12 January 2024

PCC praises progress of police’s new operating model with crime rates down and 101 service improving

Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones has praised Chief Constable Scott Chilton for the Constabulary’s performance this year since he took up post and introduced a new operating model to deliver a better service to the public.

22 December 2023

PCC announces her Christmas card competition winner and thanks all the children who took part

The Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has revealed this year’s winning design for her Christmas card.

20 December 2023

Innovative crime prevention schemes get the green light after PCC approves funding of nearly half a million pounds

A range of intervention projects across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight to prevent crime are to get underway thanks to the Police and Crime Commissioner’s latest funding announcement.

19 December 2023

Police and Crime Commissioner’s Christmas message as crackdown on drink and drug drivers continues

The Police Commissioner, Donna Jones, has urged motorists across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight to think twice before getting behind the wheel over the festive period.

13 December 2023

Police and Crime Panel offers unanimous support for the Commissioner’s new Chief of Staff candidate

Hampshire & Isle of Wight’s Police and Crime Panel has affirmed unanimous support for the Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones’ next Chief of Staff appointment.

13 December 2023

Police Commissioner Donna Jones joins the board of Hampshire Chamber of Commerce

Business woman and Police Commissioner Donna Jones pledges to be the voice of businesses across Hampshire and the south after being appointed as a non-executive director to the board of the Chamber of Commerce.

04 December 2023

PCC sets out the way forward to reduce drug and alcohol related crime in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

The Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has addressed a Continuity of Care workshop in Winchester as part of her commitment to supporting offenders and reducing reoffending.

30 November 2023

Hampshire and Isle of Wight scheme wins national award for custody visiting

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Independent Custody Visiting Scheme has been recognised nationally for the high quality of its independent custody visiting programme.

29 November 2023