News in hate crime

Businesses encouraged to become hate crime aware during National Hate Crime Awareness Week

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane is urging businesses of any size to become hate crime aware during this year’s National Hate Crime Awareness Week.

15 October 2019

Hate crime reporting app now available across Hampshire and Isle of Wight

Southampton’s Hate Crime Network and the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight have teamed up to make Southampton’s hate crime reporting app available to all Hampshire and Isle of Wight residents.

11 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

News round up from the OPCC

This week the Commissioner and his team welcomed practitioners from local authorities, housing associations, service providers and Hampshire Constabulary to our ‘Connecting partnerships to keep our communities safer’ conference.

21 June 2019

New hate crime guide for businesses launched by Assistant Police and Crime Commissioner

The Safer North Hampshire Partnership, Enterprise Rent-a-Car Ltd, and the Assistant Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton have launched the new ‘Business Crime Guide: Supporting employees affected by hate crime’.

21 June 2019

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

Young people would rather report hate crime to a person than using an app, Youth Commission survey shows

A recent survey run by the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission finds that young people prefer to report a hate crime face to face rather than via a website or an app.

15 October 2018

Commissioner invests £50,000 to support reporting of hate crime

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane has invested £50,000 in enabling Hampshire Citizens Advice offices to become third party reporting centres for hate crime.

18 October 2017

What’s under a judge’s wig?

On Saturday 14 October, everyone is welcome to visit the law courts in Winchester, to go behind the scenes and find out what happens there.  With fun for all the family, you can visit the cells and see inside a prison van, watch a mock trial, and even try on a judge’s robes and wig!

10 October 2017

Michael Lane awards £30,000 to tackle Hate Crime

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner for the Hampshire Constabulary area, has awarded grants to 11 local charities and voluntary organisations totalling £30,000 to deliver a range of activities that will target hate crime.

16 December 2016

Commissioner offers cash to make us safer

Following the recent publication of his draft Police and Crime Plan, Michael Lane has now opened up applications for funding for up to £65,000 per application.  This money will be available to be used to make you, your family, and your community safer.

02 November 2016

Small Grants available to tackle Hate Crime

The Police and Crime Commissioner has launched a new Small Grants Award round, which is intended to support services and providers with a one off payment of up to £3,000.  The aim is to reduce offending or support victims of hate crime.  

02 September 2016

Commissioner meets partners on Isle of Wight

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane recently spent a day on the Isle of Wight meeting partners to discuss policing issues on the Island.

28 June 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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