News

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

PCC comments after Hampshire Constabulary police officer stabbed

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner, said: “I was shocked and saddened to hear about the stabbing of a police officer in Stamshaw Park today. It is simply unacceptable that a member of our Constabulary going about their daily business to protect us should themselves be violently attacked.

21 February 2019

Submit your questions for the Chief Constable Scrutiny Session

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, will be challenging the Chief Constable on police priorities, and the questions and concerns of the public.

18 February 2019

Romance Fraud cost victims over £50m in 2018

Online dating is a great way to meet new people.  It’s convenient, offers a wide choice of potential suitors and is also a great way to communicate when developing a relationship. It can often lead to a long-lasting or even lifelong partnership.

14 February 2019

Reducing crime and supporting victims through community based projects

The Police and Crime Commissioner has worked to identify the community based services that will help tackle local priorities in preventing offending, protecting the vulnerable and supporting victims.

13 February 2019

Schools invited to join the battle against cyber sea monsters

In the run up to Safer Internet Day (5 February), schools across Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton have been invited to take part in the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Cyber Ambassador scheme. The Cyber Ambassador scheme enables skilled-up, informed pupils to educate and offer advice and support to their peers on staying safe online. […]

01 February 2019

Unanimous support given to PCC to enhance local policing

The Police and Crime Commissioner has today had his recommendation to increase the council tax precept by £2 per month for a Band D property unanimously supported by the Police and Crime Panel. 

25 January 2019

Report suspicious activity and behaviour to tackle terrorism

The Police and Crime Commissioner urges the public to help the police tackle terrorism and save lives by reporting suspicious behaviour and activity.

22 January 2019

Policing precept increase to bolster local policing receives significant support

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane has gained significant public support for his proposed increase in the policing element of the council tax of £2 per month (for a Band D household) to support local policing.

17 January 2019

Bishops Waltham Police return to base

Following refurbishment, the local police team are returning to their base in Bishops Waltham on Thursday 17 January.

17 January 2019

Council taxpayers: Don’t miss out on having your say

The Police and Crime Commissioner’s survey seeking views on how much residents of Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton are willing to contribute towards the cost of policing locally is due to close on 12 January.

03 January 2019

Online firearms and explosives licensing

Hampshire Constabulary recently joined the Single Online Home (SOH), which is a national policing website and platform that enables the force to offer a range of online services to their customers.

03 January 2019

Is there a Darker side to your New Year Manicure?

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Modern Slavery Partnership, co-ordinated by the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office, is urging people to keep an eye out for the signs of slavery when getting their nails done in the run up to New Year’s Eve.

21 December 2018

Council taxpayers’ view more important than ever to support local policing

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.

17 December 2018

Statement on Police Funding Settlement

“Having just heard the Policing Minister’s announcement in the House of Commons, I wanted immediately to welcome the Police Funding Settlement for next year – 2019/20 – announced by the Government in parliament today.

13 December 2018

Volunteers recognised by Commissioner at annual SAFER awards

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, hosted his second SAFER awards on International Volunteers Day (Wednesday 5 December). The event celebrated the vital role volunteers play in supporting policing and the community.

07 December 2018

Youth Commission Recommendation Conference

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, has welcomed his Youth Commission’s recommendations on how young people would like the key issues of mental health, hate crime, cyber safety and unhealthy relationships tackled in the future.

03 December 2018

Michael Lane comments on HMICFRS report into policing and mental health

Police and Crime Commissioner responded to the HMICFRS report published today.

27 November 2018

Domestic abuse survivor speaks of vital support from grant funded project

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane has invested a total of £718,960 in services supporting victims of domestic abuse since April this year.

23 November 2018

Commissioner and Winchester Prison join up to host Restorative Justice and Reintegration event

Over 100 prisoners attended the Restorative Justice and Reintegration event held at HMP/ YOI Winchester that provided the opportunity to find out about Restorative Justice and other services available that can support offenders prior to and on release.

21 November 2018

Early intervention partnership project to tackle violent crime secures Home Office funding

A partnership bid to the Home Office Early Intervention Youth Fund, led by the Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, has successfully secured £416,829 to provide better support for young people who have experienced Adverse Childhood Experiences (or ACEs) and as a result may be at increased future risk of offending.

13 November 2018

Neighbourhood Crime Maps

Find out what’s happening in your neighbourhood, meet your local policing team and how to contact them. Explore the crime map to see what has happened and the policing outcomes for each crime.

Neighbourhood Watch

Find a Watch scheme in your community, and apply to join or send a message to the scheme coordinator. Neighbourhood Watch provides a way for local people to play an important part in making their communities safer.