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Support for those making a real difference in challenging times

The Police and Crime Commissioner and his team have worked with partners across the whole sector 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.

18 February 2021

Michael Lane sets out his proposal for the council tax

Following significant support from local residents through consultation and a compelling operational imperative from the Chief Constable, Michael Lane, the Police and Crime Commissioner has set out his recommendation to the Police and Crime Panel, for the police precept increase this year.

21 January 2021

Further funding secured to help stop the cycle of Domestic Abuse

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, working in partnership with Hampshire Constabulary, the local top tier authorities and local Domestic Abuse service providers, has secured £244,492 Home Office funding to work with the perpetrators of domestic abuse.

18 November 2020

PCC response to Government coronavirus surge funding

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane said:   “I welcome this extra funding that recognises there are costs to the strengthening of our Constabulary’s role in enforcing the additional regulations required by the national assessment that restrictions and right behaviours are essential at this time of some locally increased risks that have the potential to […]

09 October 2020

Funding opportunity opens for projects that reduce offending and support victims of crime

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.

06 October 2020

Southampton Safer Streets investment

Earlier this year, the Police and Crime Commissioner was able to secure £550,000 from the Home Office’s Safer Streets Fund – a fund designed to enable PCCs to work with their partners to invest in proven interventions to prevent crime in the areas that are worst affected by acquisitive crime. 

01 October 2020

Commissioner to provide immediate support for vulnerable young people and victims of crime

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, has allocated £110,000 to 13 projects to provide support to the community affected by COVID-19 and to make people safer. The projects will support vulnerable young people and divert them from offending, as well as supporting victims of crime.

30 July 2020

Funding to increase support available for victims of sexual crime secured

The Police and Crime Commissioner has been successful in a bid to the Ministry of Justice for much needed additional funding that will provide extra Independent Sexual Violence Advisors (ISVA) to support victims of sexual crime in Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton.

15 July 2020

COVID-19 Keeping Communities Safer Fund for local projects that reduce crime

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, has opened up a second round of his COVID-19 Keeping Communities Safer Fund that offers timely grants of up to £500 to help people stay safe, with this round having a focus on preventing and reducing crime.

09 July 2020

Emergency funding to support domestic and sexual abuse victims secured by Commissioner

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, has successfully secured £565,072 additional funding from the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) to support organisations that are providing critical support to victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence across Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton during the pandemic.

30 June 2020

Bids for Government funding to be submitted on behalf of Domestic and Sexual Abuse services

The Police and Crime Commissioner is to make recommendations to the Ministry of Justice this week to secure essential additional resources for local Domestic and Sexual Abuse support services.

10 June 2020

Organisations supporting domestic and sexual abuse victims urged by Police and Crime Commissioner to apply for emergency funding

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, has successfully secured the opportunity to bid for additional funding from the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) to specifically support organisations that work locally with victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence.

28 May 2020

£500,000 ‘COVID-19 Response Fund’ to provide urgent investment and critical support to sustain victim services

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane is setting aside £500,000 to sustain local provision of services to protect victims, support those vulnerable to crime, and work with offenders to reduce demand on hard pressed service providers. This funding will address issues that are emerging as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

06 May 2020

COVID-19 Keeping Communities Safer Fund launched

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, has set up a £25k fund to provide existing voluntary groups, informal community groups established in direct response to COVID-19, Parish and Town councils and schools grants of up to £500 to help people stay safe.

16 April 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

Sexual crime therapeutic support and counselling improvements

Therapeutic support for victims of sexual crime in Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton is to be improved through new arrangements being put in place by the Police and Crime Commissioner following a successful bid for funding from the Ministry of Justice (MOJ).

28 February 2020

156 more officers for Hampshire Constabulary

“I am delighted that Hampshire Constabulary will have 156 additional Police Officers as part of the first tranche of uplift the Government has announced today.

09 October 2019

New funding opportunity opens

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 £50,000 for projects and services that reduce offending and support victims.

02 October 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

Crime Prevention: Local residents invited to have valuable items marked at County Show

Police and Crime Commissioner and Country Watch invites local residents to bring small items to Royal Isle of Wight County Show for free marking to help prevent crime.

26 June 2019

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