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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.”