News in commissioning
Commissioner awards funding for projects that cut crime and support victims
Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones has awarded £2.6 million to projects that support victims, reduce offending or re-offending, and protect the vulnerable from crime and exploitation over the next three years.
Breaking the cycle for women who have offended
Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones is investing in the roll out of a new programme to stop females from reoffending.
Funding secured for support services for domestic abuse and male rape victims
Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones is pleased to announce that additional funding has been secured to support victims of sexual crime and domestic abuse.
New funding to stop the cycle of abuse at a young age
The Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has welcomed additional government funding of £495,471 to work with families and young people demonstrating abusive behaviours within their relationships and stop the cycle of abuse at an early age.
£700,000 secured to help young people at risk from serious violence
Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has welcomed additional funding from the Government for two Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) initiatives that tackle the root causes of violence and prevent young people from getting involved in crime across Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton. A total of £700,000 has been awarded which is split […]
Improved support for victims and survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence
Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, is pleased to announce that victims and survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight will have access to enhanced levels of support following a successful bid to central government for additional resources.
Helping to protect women and girls from violence
The recent events surrounding the tragic death of Sarah Everard has firmly placed a spotlight on violence against women and girls. Many people have been shocked and saddened by her death and as result have spoken up, shared their own experience, and called for decisive action to be taken to help prevent future acts of […]
Open letter to the public from the Chair of the Local Criminal Justice Board
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 […]
New online advice for victims of crime
The Victim Care Service, funded by the Police and Crime Commissioner and provided by Victim Support, has launched a new website to ensure anyone affected by crime in Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton can access support and advice.
“If I didn’t work I got beaten up” Modern Slavery survivor speaks after 15 years of abuse
A survivor of modern slavery who spent 15 years trapped in forced labour has spoken out to help raise public awareness of the issues.
New domestic abuse service across Hampshire supports the whole family
A domestic abuse support service aimed at victims, their children and those who are being abusive launches on 4 June 2019, providing crisis accommodation and community-based support to break the cycle of abuse for families across Hampshire.
Domestic abuse survivor speaks of vital support from grant funded project
Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane has invested a total of £718,960 in services supporting victims of domestic abuse since April this year.
Early intervention partnership project to tackle violent crime secures Home Office funding
A partnership bid to the Home Office Early Intervention Youth Fund, led by the Police and Crime Commissioner, has successfully secured £416,829 to provide better support for young people who have experienced Adverse Childhood Experiences (or ACEs) and as a result may be at increased future risk of offending.
Government to give PCC greater powers to support rape victims
The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Hampshire will be given greater powers to support more victims of rape and sexual abuse under plans announced today by Government.
Number of hate crime reporting centres has risen from 3 to nearly 60 within the last 18 months
The number of Third Party Reporting Centres (TPRCs) for hate crime in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight has risen from 3 to nearly 60 during the last 18 months, latest figures show.
Victim Care now more accessible for South East Hampshire Residents
The Victim Care Service commissioned by the Police and Crime Commissioner has moved into the Havant Plaza providing victims of crime with more choice in how they can access support.