News in commissioning

Victim Care now more accessible for South East Hampshire Residents

The Victim Care Service commissioned by the Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, has moved into the Havant Plaza providing victims of crime with more choice in how they can access support.

05 July 2018

Police and Crime Commissioner invites the public to vote on local projects to receive funding

Michael Lane the Police and Crime Commissioner is inviting members of the public to join him at Festival Place, Basingstoke on Tuesday 19 June 2018, to vote on one of four shortlisted projects to receive £500.

13 June 2018

An open letter to volunteers

To all in our communities who volunteer and help in keeping us safer.

07 June 2018

National recognition and funding for sexual crime victim counselling service

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, has welcomed additional funding from NHS England that will enable more young victims of child sexual abuse, child sexual exploitation, and female genital mutilation (FGM) in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight to access support from the Frankie Worker counselling service.

24 May 2018

New funding opportunity launches

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, is offering community organisations across Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton the opportunity to bid for up to £15,000 for projects and services that reduce offending and support victims.

23 May 2018

Police and Crime Commissioner ensures victims of crime get better support

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane has commissioned a new and improved support service for victims of crime following the successful delivery of the Victim Care Service since 2015.

07 March 2018

Commissioner allocates grants to keep communities safer

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane has awarded 64 grants totalling £1,365,774 to support community organisations that are working to help keep Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth, and Southampton safer.

20 February 2018

Commissioner celebrates volunteer vital contribution to keeping us safer

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, hosted his first SAFER awards on International Volunteers Day (Tuesday 5 December). The event celebrated the vital role volunteers play in support of policing.

06 December 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

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

Michael and Artswork celebrate better futures for young people at Art and Youth Justice event

This week the Police and Crime Commissioner brought together a variety of organisations to put funding for services that support young victims, and those that help prevent young people from entering the criminal justice system, under the spotlight.

07 July 2017

“We are #SaferTogether” says Police and Crime Commissioner

On Tuesday 27 June in the Westquay shopping centre in Southampton, Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane is holding his ‘Safer Together’ event, to demonstrate the achievements of working in partnership after a year of being in post. The event is open to the public and free to attend.

20 June 2017

Commissioner allocates grants to keep communities safer

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane has awarded 70 grants totalling £1,751,784 to support community organisations that are working to help keep Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth, and Southampton safer.

17 February 2017

Michael Lane awards £30,000 to tackle Hate Crime

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner for the Hampshire Constabulary area, has awarded grants to 11 local charities and voluntary organisations totalling £30,000 to deliver a range of activities that will target hate crime.

16 December 2016

Commissioner offers cash to make us safer

Following the recent publication of his draft Police and Crime Plan, Michael Lane has now opened up applications for funding for up to £65,000 per application.  This money will be available to be used to make you, your family, and your community safer.

02 November 2016

Small Grants available to tackle Hate Crime

The Police and Crime Commissioner has launched a new Small Grants Award round, which is intended to support services and providers with a one off payment of up to £3,000.  The aim is to reduce offending or support victims of hate crime.  

02 September 2016

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.

Hampshire Alert

If you live or work in Hampshire, you are invited to register now to become a recipient of messages of information, crime alerts and witness appeals local to the area in which you live or work in a way that suits your needs and lifestyle by email, text or telephone.

Isle of Wight Alert

If you live or work in the Isle of Wight, you are invited to register now to become a recipient of messages of information, crime alerts and witness appeals local to the area in which you live or work in a way that suits your needs and lifestyle by email, text or telephone.

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.