News in community

Cottage Grove Primary School wins public vote to receive PCC funding

Cottage Grove Primary School won the public vote at the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Safer Together event on Saturday 18 May 2019. The primary school was one of three shortlisted projects that attended the event and gained 50% of the public votes to be awarded the funding of £500. 

21 May 2019

Council taxpayers: Don’t miss out on having your say

The Police and Crime Commissioner’s survey seeking views on how much residents of Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton are willing to contribute towards the cost of policing locally is due to close on 12 January.

03 January 2019

Have your say on how offenders of low level crimes or ASB are dealt with

Community Remedy is an important opportunity to effectively and quickly bring a resolution for the victim of undisputed less harmful offences that would otherwise continue to cause tension.  It returns police officers faster to frontline duties keeping us all safer.

30 October 2018

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.

19 October 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

Police and Crime Commissioner invites nominations for his annual Safer Awards

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton is inviting nominations from members of the local community for his annual Safer Awards 2018.

10 October 2018

Southampton’s Criminal Justice Open Day

Want to know how a Judge or Magistrates deal with sentencing? Find out at Southampton’s Criminal Justice Open Day On Saturday 15 September 2018 from 10am to 3pm, everyone is invited to visit the law courts in Southampton, to go behind the scenes and find out what happens there. 

21 August 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

Spot the clocks and ‘Call Time on FGM’

In a bid to raise awareness of FGM, community groups and representatives from the NHS and support charities in Portsmouth have distributed a number of foam board clocks within shops along Commercial Road and are encouraging residents and shoppers to find the clocks, take a picture of them and post it on social media with […]

31 January 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 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

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

“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

Statement from Michael, following the attack in London

“Amidst the horror of London last night, there are three things I would like to share to set some reassuring local context about our communities:

04 June 2017

Michael comments on suspected terrorist incident in Manchester

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner said: “My thoughts and prayers are with, and for, all the people of Manchester and all the attendees and families of those involved in the terror of last evening.

23 May 2017

Michael Lane comments on the Westminster attack

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane said: “Yesterday’s attack in London reminds us of the risks we face from those who wish us harm. It also highlights the role of and professionalism of the emergency services in protecting us. I salute them for their preparedness and skill.

23 March 2017

Children bury Time Capsule at new Police Investigation Centre

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane visited the site of the Northern Police Investigation Centre (PIC) in Basingstoke with children from Chalk Ridge School, Police Cadets, representatives from Hampshire Constabulary, and the contractors Mace Group.

14 February 2017

Commissioner hosts discussions about A32 complaints

Michael Lane was delighted to host a very positive meeting today with community representatives living along the A32 as well as businesses and important partners. 

09 December 2016

Michael Lane presents his strategy to ‘keep us safer’

On Wednesday 7 December, Michael Lane officially launched his strategy for Policing and Crime in Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth, and Southampton. 

07 December 2016

Commissioner visits service for families experiencing homelessness

A Salvation Army Lifehouse for families experiencing homelessness in Portsmouth welcomed Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, Michael Lane through its doors today to highlight the work being done with families who are vulnerable or in need within the local community.

11 November 2016

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.