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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 […]

17 March 2021

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 […]

18 August 2020

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.

29 April 2020

“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.

06 August 2019

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.

04 June 2019

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.

23 November 2018

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.

13 November 2018

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.

08 November 2018

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.

19 October 2018

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.

05 July 2018

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