News in Isle of Wight
Residents on the Isle of Wight are set to benefit from an enhanced roads policing service thanks to the re-introduction of a dedicated team. This follows a review by the Constabulary with the support of Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones.
Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones has been successful in securing the government’s support for her bid to change the name of Hampshire Constabulary to include the whole police force area by adding, ‘Isle of Wight’ to the formal legal name.
On her second visit to the Isle of Wight since taking up office in May, Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, heard how prison officers feel that they are not being treated fairly when they are the victim of an assault in the line of their work.
The Strategic Youth Independent Advisory Group (YIAG) is a voluntary group made up of young people who are independent from the police. It meets six times a year, to review and challenge policing practices in a constructive way. This helps improve the police service to the public.
Leaders across the NHS in Hampshire and Isle of Wight have called on the public to support the NHS by staying safe and using the right service.
A key role of the Commissioner’s office is to seek the views and thoughts from our residents and communities across a range of topics and issues. We are seeking the views and thoughts of our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities (BAME) from across Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton.
The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) has awarded £500,000 for initiatives to prevent and tackle serious violence in Hampshire and the 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.