To date there have been eight jury trials heard at Winchester Crown Court since the lockdown has eased, and from this week a second court room has been set up with social distancing measures to allow for more cases to be heard.
As part of Justice Week 2020, the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner ran a poll of knowledge about legal rights. We asked people “How confident are you that you know your legal rights if you are stopped and searched by the police?”
The first episode of a ground breaking documentary series following agencies from across the Hampshire Criminal Justice System was broadcast last night [Monday 16 September]. The Channel 4 series, Crime and Punishment, follows local agencies including Probation, the Crown Prosecution Service, Hampshire Constabulary and HM Prison Winchester, to create the first documentary of its kind […]
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.
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.