News in cyber safety

PCC reply to HMICFRS inspection of the police response to cyber-dependent crime

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane has today approved an investment of £600,000 by Hampshire Constabulary in a package of measures to enhance digital capability.

24 October 2019

Youth Commission looking for new members

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Youth Commission is seeking new members aged 14-25. The Youth Commission acts as the voice of young people, informing and supporting Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, in his work and helping him to challenge the Chief Constable on areas that are of importance to young people.

09 September 2019

PCC to extend his Cyber Ambassadors Scheme to keep young people safer online

Due to extensive demand from local primary and secondary schools, Michael Lane, the Police and Crime Commissioner will be extending his Cyber Ambassadors Scheme for another two years to 2021. The scheme, which was developed by his Youth Commission, educates children and young people on how to be safe online through peer to peer training.

25 June 2019

More than 100 new Cyber Ambassadors trained

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16 April 2019

Romance Fraud cost victims over £50m in 2018

Online dating is a great way to meet new people.  It’s convenient, offers a wide choice of potential suitors and is also a great way to communicate when developing a relationship. It can often lead to a long-lasting or even lifelong partnership.

14 February 2019

School cyber safety project to roll out

School pupils across Hampshire Policing Area will be able to benefit from a Cyber Ambassador scheme.

24 October 2018

Youth Commission give young people a national voice on Relationships and Sex Education

The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission has submitted findings of its consultation with over 3,300 young people across Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton to Government in a bid to ensure pupils are getting the information they need to thrive in the increasingly complex and digital world.

19 March 2018

PCC and Hampshire Constabulary issue Cyber Safety advice ahead of Black Friday

To keep you safer ahead of Black Friday and when buying online this Christmas, the Police and Crime Commissioner and Hampshire Constabulary are sharing important advice to help prevent online fraud.

23 November 2017

School pupils taught to slay cyber sea monsters and GoFISH

The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission is piloting a Cyber Ambassador scheme in schools as part of its work to tackle concerns about staying safe online.

25 September 2017

Police Apprentice winners present animation for World Safer Internet Day

Students from a school in Hampshire are spreading a message of support to help young people avoid nude pictures and their life-changing consequences.

06 February 2017

Youth commission inspiring winners at the British Youth Council Awards

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner, is pleased to see the hard work of his Youth Commission recognised with the award of “Inspiring” winner in the British Youth Council Awards.

22 December 2016

Youth Commission smash target

Congratulations to members of the Youth Commission, who have already beaten their target of 1,700 responses to their ‘Big Conversation’, over three months ahead of the consultation closing. 

04 October 2016

NSPCC helps Youth Commission keep young people safe online

Free USB sticks containing NSPCC advice on how to stay safe online are to be given to first year university students.

14 September 2016

Youth Commission #GoFISHing on cyber safety

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Youth Commission is launching a new cyber safety campaign encouraging young people to Go FISH

28 July 2016

Youth Commission – what’s your priority?

Each year, the members of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Youth Commission talk to young people across the region to find out more about their issues with crime and policing.

12 July 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.

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