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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…

Positive change in the battle against serious violence across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

A series of key intervention programmes funded by the Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, to tackle serious violence are making a difference across the two counties.

24 May 2024

PCC Donna Jones says prosecutions ‘are the next step’ in UK blood scandal

Chair of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners and Hampshire and Isle of Wight PCC Donna Jones has expressed support for the consideration of bringing prosecutions against individuals and institutions involved in the cover-up of the UK blood scandal.

22 May 2024

‘Arrests will continue:’ PCC Donna Jones backs Hampshire and Isle of Wight Chief Constable’s position in the wake of proposals to pause arrests due prison space crisis

Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones is supporting Hampshire & Isle of Wight Constabulary’s decision to continue to arrest suspects despite a letter from the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) sent to Chief Constables last week about alleviating prison capacity.

22 May 2024

PCC commits to freeing up police officer time with mental health specialists in control room

The Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has introduced a Mental Health Deployment Coordinator role to make sure callers experiencing a mental health crisis get the right support.

17 May 2024

PCC urges people to hand in knives to curb the knife crime epidemic

The Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, is calling on communities across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight to come together and stand up against knife crime.

16 May 2024

Donna Jones takes the PCC Oath of Office and promises to continue delivering for the people of Hampshire & the Isle of Wight

Donna Jones has made the declaration of acceptance of office ahead of her second term as the Police and Crime Commissioner during a ceremony at Portsmouth Magistrates Court.

09 May 2024

Donna Jones secures second term as Police & Crime Commissioner

Donna Jones has been re-elected as the PCC for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight following yesterday’s elections.

03 May 2024

Your Voice on Policing: Why voting for a Police and Crime Commissioner matters

As the PCC elections on May 2 approach, it’s important to know what Police and Crime Commissioners do and why it’s crucial to vote.

25 April 2024

Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner Empowers Victims of Stalking with Comprehensive Support Services

Heralding this year’s awareness week theme of ‘Join Forces Against Stalking,’ the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight reaffirms its commitment to combating stalking and supporting victims through innovative programs and partnerships.

22 April 2024

Positive blueprint the way forward for communities to stand together against crime

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) says it’s delighted that a community group in Southampton has been recognised for its engagement.

22 March 2024

Commissioner & Chief reaffirm commitment to rural communities to crack down on crime

Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones and Chief Constable Scott Chilton have reaffirmed their commitment to tackling crime in rural areas with further investment in technology which will help pursue organised crime gangs.

20 March 2024

Two more police stations opened by Police Commissioner

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones has opened two more police stations to the public today (March 19) as part of her plan to improve access to policing for the public.

19 March 2024

PCC celebrates remarkable commitment of volunteers, officers, staff and community groups at Annual Awards event

The Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones has thanked volunteers, staff and partners from across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight for their exceptional service and commitment at a glittering ceremony in Winchester.

15 March 2024

Upholding the legacy of leading women in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight on International Women’s Day

As we approach International Women’s Day, it’s imperative to reflect on the strides made by remarkable women in our communities, and the journey ahead towards achieving true gender equality.

08 March 2024

PCC provides £500K funding boost to take on anti-social behaviour

The Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has announced further support for community initiatives in her continuing campaign to drive down anti-social behaviour (ASB).

07 March 2024

Commissioner and Chief unite on zero-tolerance to retail crime

Hampshire and the Isle of Wight Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones and Chief Constable Scott Chilton have today unveiled how they are turning the tide on retail crime and shoplifting, reporting an 83.3% increase in outcomes for victims. As part of Safer Business Action (SaBA) month, both leaders are reiterating their commitment to answer […]

06 March 2024

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.

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.

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