News in Home Office

PCC to lead new Violence Reduction Unit for Hampshire

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane has been awarded £880,000 by the Home Office to set up a Violence Reduction Unit in Hampshire.

12 August 2019

Michael Lane comments on the Prime Minister’s announcement to recruit police officers

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner, said: “The Prime Minister’s announcement that 20,000 new police officers will be recruited nationally over the next three years is very welcome.

30 July 2019

News round up from the OPCC

The PCC met with the minister for Health at the launch of Southampton’s wellbeing centres and commented on the Home Office front line review this week.  The Youth Commission were representing the views of young people across the region at the County Child Exploitation Board in Portsmouth as well.  If you haven’t added your voice […]

12 July 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

Online firearms and explosives licensing

Hampshire Constabulary recently joined the Single Online Home (SOH), which is a national policing website and platform that enables the force to offer a range of online services to their customers.

03 January 2019

Council taxpayers’ view more important than ever to support local policing

Police and Crime Commissioner  Michael Lane is urging residents to ensure they have their say on the level of contribution they are willing to make towards the cost of local policing.

17 December 2018

Statement on Police Funding Settlement

“Having just heard the Policing Minister’s announcement in the House of Commons, I wanted immediately to welcome the Police Funding Settlement for next year – 2019/20 – announced by the Government in parliament today.

13 December 2018

Council taxpayers views more important than ever

Following the Minister of State, the Right Honourable Nick Hurd’s, statement on police funding in the House of Commons, Police and Crime Commissioner  Michael Lane is urging residents to ensure they have their say on the level of contribution they are willing to make towards the cost of local policing.

19 December 2017

Home Secretary opens new Police Investigation Centre in Hampshire

The Home Secretary, the Right Honourable Amber Rudd MP today [Thursday 3 August 2017] officially opened the pioneering new Police Investigation Centre (PIC) to serve the northern area of Hampshire.

03 August 2017

Fight for fairer funding

The Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, and Chief Constable for Hampshire Constabulary, Olivia Pinkney, have issued a stark warning to Brandon Lewis MP, Minister for Policing that additional national funding is required to keep the public safe in the Hampshire Constabulary Policing Area in the future.

18 January 2017

HMIC reports highlight the value for money of Hampshire Constabulary, but there are risks

“I welcome the latest HMIC report identifying the Value for Money test of its performance and measured across the country.  I congratulate the Chief Constable and her team for all the professional hard work that has been required to deliver for our communities. 

18 November 2016

Commissioner opens Serious and Organised Crime Conference

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane, recently opened the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Serious and Organised Crime Conference in Winchester, commenting that the Constabulary area is taking a “leading and innovative approach.”

30 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.