News in community

Public advised to cover faces in enclosed spaces

The public is advised to consider wearing face coverings in enclosed public spaces such as shops, trains and buses to help reduce the spread of coronavirus.

15 May 2020

Commissioner’s fund helps to keep communities safer during COVID-19 pandemic

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane has responded to communities in need during the pandemic by setting up a COVID-19 Keeping Communities Safer Fund. To date the Commissioner has awarded 36 grants totalling over £12,300.

04 May 2020

PCC invites questions from the public on COVID-19 and the impact on policing to put to the Chief Constable

As part of the regular scrutiny and support of the Chief Constable, Michael Lane is asking the public to submit their questions concerning how COVID-19 is impacting on policing and the plans that are in place to continue to keep you safer.

20 March 2020

PCC supports victims and reduces crime by funding community-based projects

The Police and Crime Commissioner and his team have worked to identify community-based projects that will help address his priorities and work locally to protect vulnerable people, support victims of crime, and prevent offending.

02 March 2020

City comes together to collaborate on a plan to reduce violence

Over 150 individuals, organisations and community groups from across Southampton came together on 6 February to explore what serious violence means for the city, the influencing factors and collective solutions to help combat it.

06 February 2020

Nominations for annual Safer Awards open

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 2019.

19 September 2019

Reducing crime and supporting victims through community based projects

The Police and Crime Commissioner has worked with partners to identify the community based services that will help tackle local priorities in preventing offending, protecting the vulnerable and supporting victims.

02 September 2019

Last chance to have your say on anti-social behaviour in your area

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, is reminding residents to complete his anti-social behaviour survey if they haven’t yet done so.

09 July 2019

Volunteer recruitment will help PCC’s office to build strong, resilient communities

The Office of the PCC is looking for four new volunteers to help to build a strong network of groups and charities across Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton.

05 July 2019

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

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.

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