This is the News section of the website where you will find out what the Commissioner has been doing over the previous weeks…
Work undertaken by the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office during this week’s National Hate Crime Awareness Week showed that more is needed to help people recognise hate crime.
I have sent my best wishes to the Officer injured in Southampton yesterday, and my thoughts are with him, his wife, family and friends. This was another reminder of the risks police officers and our partners face day to day in their work. I have spoken with the Chief Constable and been reassured that the […]
Over 730 young people have responded to the Youth Commission’s Big Conversation this year providing their views on the topics of Hate Crime, Serious Violence and Exploitation. In the latest quarter’s results (April – June), Hate Crime was selected most often as the top concern for young people in the policing area.
Michael Lane, the Police and Crime Commissioner is inviting residents from across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight to submit their own questions for him to put to the Chief Constable on their behalf. This is part of the Commissioner’s regular scrutiny meetings to ensure that he is representing the views and concerns of local […]
Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane is inviting members of the local community to put forward individuals they think deserve recognition for going the extra mile to help keep their community safer.
Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane said: “I welcome this extra funding that recognises there are costs to the strengthening of our Constabulary’s role in enforcing the additional regulations required by the national assessment that restrictions and right behaviours are essential at this time of some locally increased risks that have the potential to […]
The Police and Crime Commissioner is pleased to announce that officers serving the New Forest West area are from Monday 12 October moving into their new premises at the New Forest District Council offices on Avenue Road. This move provides modern and fit-for-purpose accommodation for officers and staff to continue policing the Lymington area.
The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Youth Commission is seeking new members aged 14-25. The Youth Commission acts as the voice of young people, informing and supporting Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, in his work and helping him to challenge the Chief Constable on areas that are of importance to young people.
Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, is offering community organisations across Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton the opportunity to bid for funding for projects and services that will help keep their communities safer.
Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, has opened up a third 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 creating safer streets.
Earlier this year, the Police and Crime Commissioner was able to secure £550,000 from the Home Office’s Safer Streets Fund – a fund designed to enable PCCs to work with their partners to invest in proven interventions to prevent crime in the areas that are worst affected by acquisitive crime.
Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, has welcomed the Home Secretary’s announcement that a new covenant is to be enshrined in law to enhance support and protection for the police.
A key role of the Commissioner’s office is to seek the views and thoughts from our residents and communities across a range of topics and issues. We are seeking the views and thoughts of our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities (BAME) from across Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton.
On Thursday 13 August we saw the broadcast of the first episode of the second series of Channel 4’s Crime and Punishment. The series follows agencies from across the Hampshire and Isle of Wight criminal justice system including Probation, the Crown Prosecution System, Hampshire Constabulary and HM Prison Winchester, to give a unique insight into […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]