News

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

Michael Lane Breaks Ground for New Police Centre in Portsmouth

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane, alongside the Chief Constable of Hampshire Constabulary,  and contractor MACE director Terry Spraggett today broke the ground where Portsmouth’s multi-million pound policing centre will be built.

13 November 2017

Commissioner Comments on Constabulary Good rating for efficiency

Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has rated Hampshire Constabulary as good across the board in its latest inspection into the efficiency of the force.

10 November 2017

Joint statement from Michael Lane and Flick Drummond

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane today announced that his deputy, Flick Drummond, has left her post by mutual consent.

25 October 2017

Championing local and regional needs, nationally

Yesterday I attended the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners general meeting where it was helpful to hear directly from the Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee of her committee’s priorities for their Enquiries into policing, hate crime and BREXIT issues for partnerships that add to security. She was alert to Public Protection pressures, cyber […]

20 October 2017

Michael Lane comments on latest crime figures

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner, has commented on the latest crime figures released by the ONS.

19 October 2017

Joining forces to make New Forest roads safer for animals

Official Verderer Lord Willie Manners and Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane are joining forces to help reduce hit and run incidents where animals are killed or injured in the New Forest.

19 October 2017

Commissioner invests £50,000 to support reporting of hate crime

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane has invested £50,000 in enabling Hampshire Citizens Advice offices to become third party reporting centres for hate crime.

18 October 2017

PCC hosts specialist training on Anti-Slavery Day

To mark National Anti-Slavery Day on Wednesday 18 October 2017, the Modern Slavery Partnership, set up by the Police and Crime Commissioner is running a specialist training event.

18 October 2017

Conference to help keep young people safer in Fareham

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane, Fareham Borough Council Leader Cllr Woodward, and the young people’s charity Y Services recently joined together to hold the first youth conference in Fareham since 2009.  The conference on Wednesday 11 October 2017 brought together over 40 young people and teachers from surrounding schools to focus on the issues […]

13 October 2017

Commissioner Opens Search for Young People to Influence Policing

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, is seeking volunteers aged between 14 and 25 years old to help give young people a voice on the crime and policing issues that matter to them most.

11 October 2017

What’s under a judge’s wig?

On Saturday 14 October, everyone is welcome to visit the law courts in Winchester, to go behind the scenes and find out what happens there.  With fun for all the family, you can visit the cells and see inside a prison van, watch a mock trial, and even try on a judge’s robes and wig!

10 October 2017

Commissioner opens funding round for community organisations

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.

09 October 2017

Police and Crime Commissioner Comments on M3 Court Appearance

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner, said: “My promise to work to keep us safer includes enabling our Constabulary to pursue those whose behaviours put that safety at risk.  I know that many people had a ‘nightmare’ journey on the M3 a week ago.

02 October 2017

School pupils taught to slay cyber sea monsters and GoFISH

The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission is piloting a Cyber Ambassador scheme in schools as part of its work to tackle concerns about staying safe online.

25 September 2017

Deputy PCC Flick Drummond Attends Fortress Partner Briefing

Yesterday, Michael Lane’s acting Deputy PCC Flick Drummond attended Hampshire Constabulary’s Fortress briefing to partners in Southampton.

15 September 2017

Michael Lane Appoints Flick Drummond as Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner

Michael Lane has today named Flick Drummond as his preferred candidate for Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth, and Southampton.

05 September 2017

Project CARA – reducing harm from domestic violence

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner, said: “Project CARA is but one example, begun before my time, of Hampshire Constabulary seeking innovative approaches to protect the people they serve by delivering improved outcomes.

17 August 2017

Arrival of HMS Queen Elizabeth

This morning, Michael was in Gosport to see the new carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth.

16 August 2017

Home Secretary opens new Police Investigation Centre in Hampshire

The Home Secretary, the Right Honourable Amber Rudd MP today [Thursday 3 August 2017] officially opened the pioneering new Police Investigation Centre (PIC) to serve the northern area of Hampshire.

03 August 2017

Michael Lane acknowledges the busy Summer Season for Policing and all that keeps us Safer

Michael Lane said: “Recent events, whether terror attacks, significant criminal activity designed to inflict harm or the tragedy of fire, all make the headlines – as do some of the commentaries on how more must be done to protect us.

17 July 2017
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