News

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

Views on Serious Violence, Exploitation and Hate Crime sought by Youth Commission

The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission is asking young people for their ideas on how to tackle serious violence (such as knife crime), the exploitation of young people, for example through grooming and county lines, and hate crime as part of its Big Conversation 2021.

25 February 2021

Support for those making a real difference in challenging times

The Police and Crime Commissioner and his team have worked with partners across the whole sector to identify community-based projects that will help address his priorities and work locally to protect vulnerable people, support victims of crime, and prevent offending.

18 February 2021

Home Office commitment to violence reduction welcomed by PCC

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, has welcomed the Home Office’s continued support for the partnership work of the Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) to tackle the root causes of violence and prevent young people from getting involved in crime across Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton.

10 February 2021

Pupils learn to spot fake news on Safer Internet Day

Industry collaborations provide Cyber Ambassadors with new learning opportunities

02 February 2021

PCC allocates council tax increase into policing, with unanimous support from the Police and Crime Panel

The Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, has today gained unanimous support from the Police and Crime Panel to increase the police precept of the council tax by £15 per annum (based on band D properties) to support policing to keep local residents and our communities safer.

29 January 2021

Michael Lane sets out his proposal for the council tax

Following significant support from local residents through consultation and a compelling operational imperative from the Chief Constable, Michael Lane, the Police and Crime Commissioner has set out his recommendation to the Police and Crime Panel, for the police precept increase this year.

21 January 2021

What do you want to ask the Chief Constable about policing?

The Police and Crime Commissioner invites questions from the public on police priorities and performance to put to the Chief Constable.

20 January 2021

Open letter to residents from local NHS leaders in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

Leaders across the NHS in Hampshire and Isle of Wight have called on the public to support the NHS by staying safe and using the right service.

12 January 2021

Officer Hearings: Statement from Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner

Following the gross misconduct hearings of six Hampshire Constabulary Police Officers, the Independent Panel has today determined that five officers should be dismissed with immediate effect and one should receive a final written warning.

08 January 2021

Officer hearings: statement from Michael Lane

“The Independent Panel have today outlined their findings following the misconduct hearings of six Hampshire Constabulary officers. I respect the independent scrutiny they have applied to these hearings.

18 December 2020

Local volunteers recognised by PCC at Safer Awards

Michael Lane, the Police and Crime Commissioner has recognised the vital contribution volunteers make to policing, the criminal justice system and the local community at his annual Safer Awards on 2 December.

08 December 2020

Keeping Christmas Kind: Shop workers and their families speak out about abuse in moving Christmas campaign

The film features real people who have put themselves at risk working in essential shops, keeping families fed and providing vital human interaction for so many people who have been alone at home for much of the year.

30 November 2020

Your PCC put public questions to the Chief Constable – now online

As part of his ongoing scrutiny and challenge of the performance of Hampshire Constabulary, Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner has put questions directly from the public to the Chief Constable and the session can now be viewed above.

24 November 2020

‘Words against weapons’: sculpture showcases Basingstoke young people’s stand against knife crime

A new sculpture depicting some of the thoughts and feelings of Basingstoke’s young people about knife crime has been unveiled as part of a project by the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission and Hampshire Cultural Trust (HCT) to tackle youth knife crime through artwork.

18 November 2020

Further funding secured to help stop the cycle of Domestic Abuse

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, working in partnership with Hampshire Constabulary, the local top tier authorities and local Domestic Abuse service providers, has secured £244,492 Home Office funding to work with the perpetrators of domestic abuse.

18 November 2020

East Hampshire policing team move to new premises in Bordon

The Police and Crime Commissioner is pleased to announce that the dedicated team of Hampshire Constabulary officers serving the Whitehill, Bordon, Headley, Grayshott, Liphook and Liss area moved to their new premises at Highview Business Park, Bordon on Thursday 12 November.

12 November 2020

Hundreds learn how to safeguard victims of modern slavery

Hundreds of professionals from across Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton have come together online to learn how they can identify and safeguard potential victims of Modern Slavery.

29 October 2020

Nominations for PCC’s annual Safer Awards open

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.

26 October 2020

More work needed to help residents recognise hate crime

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.

16 October 2020

Commissioner comments on officer stabbing

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 […]

16 October 2020

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.

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