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 gains support from Police and Crime Panel to enhance local policing

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.

07 February 2020

City comes together to collaborate on a plan to reduce violence

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.

06 February 2020

Plan ahead for M27 closure by Highways England this weekend

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.

31 January 2020

Have your say on your contribution to the cost of 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.

27 January 2020

Youth Commission seeks views on Serious Violence, Exploitation and Hate Crime

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.

23 January 2020

Hampshire PCC responds to Police Settlement Announcement

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 […]

22 January 2020

PCC comments on death of John Jenkins, D-Day veteran

Michael Lane’s thoughts on the announcement of the death of John Jenkins D-Day veteran, centenarian and Portsmouth legend: 

18 December 2019

Violence Reduction Unit awards £500,000 to tackle serious violence in Hampshire

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.

18 December 2019

Death of Ron Hogg, Durham Police, Victims and Crime Commissioner

PCC Michael Lane has responded to the death of Ron Hogg:

18 December 2019

Volunteers recognised by Commissioner at 2019 SAFER awards

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.

06 December 2019

Drugs and alcohol tops Youth Commission poll as young people’s biggest concern

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, welcomed his Youth Commission’s Big Conversation findings and recommendations at a conference on Saturday 23 November.

25 November 2019

Gold Award scoop for Youth Commission campaign

#RaiseAFlag campaign crowned best Public Sector Campaign by CIPR The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission has won Best Public Sector Campaign at the South of England and Channel Islands CIPR (Chartered Institute of Public Relations) PRide Awards 2019 for its #RaiseAFlag campaign.

13 November 2019

Modern Slavery Partnership highlight signs of modern slavery by acting out true life stories

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Modern Slavery Partnership marked Anti-Slavery Day on Friday 18 October with a public information event that told the true stories of victims of different types of slavery through performing arts.

30 October 2019

PCC reply to HMICFRS inspection of the police response to cyber-dependent crime

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane has today approved an investment of £600,000 by Hampshire Constabulary in a package of measures to enhance digital capability.

24 October 2019

News round up from the OPCC

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.

18 October 2019

Businesses encouraged to become hate crime aware during National Hate Crime Awareness Week

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.

15 October 2019

Response to today’s Queen’s Speech

Responding to the Queen’s speech, Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner said:

14 October 2019

Hate crime reporting app now available across Hampshire and Isle of Wight

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.

11 October 2019

156 more officers for Hampshire Constabulary

“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.

09 October 2019

PCC comments on findings of police misconduct investigation

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner serving Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton, commented on the finds of the police misconduct investigation:

04 October 2019

Neighbourhood Crime Maps

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