News in Michael Lane

Police confirm move to Lymington NFDC offices

The Police and Crime Commissioner is pleased to announce the new location for the New Forest West police station at the New Forest District Council offices on Avenue Road.  It will provide modern and fit-for-purpose accommodation for officers and staff to continue policing the Lymington area.

21 September 2018

Commissioner Launches Scamnesty Campaign

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane has launched a Scamnesty campaign to encourage people to report scams and to provide advice to help local people avoid becoming victims of fraud. The campaign involves a new online ‘Safer Pack’, Scamnesty ‘post boxes’ and Friday Fraud Roadshows. 

11 September 2018

Commissioner Allocates Grants to Keep Communities Safer

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane has awarded 32 grants totalling £334,774 in his latest grants round that supports community organisations that are working to help keep Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth, and Southampton safer.

04 September 2018

Submit your questions for the Chief Constable Scrutiny Session

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, will be challenging the Chief Constable on police priorities, and the questions and concerns of the public.

22 August 2018

Watch the June COMPASS meeting

The COMPASS meeting held in June, when Michael Lane scrutinised the Chief Constable is now available to watch in full on YouTube.  You can watch the video above, or watch directly on YouTube to jump to the questions you are interested in.

20 July 2018

Don’t get cornered by an unhealthy relationship – #RaiseaFlag

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, has today (18 June) launched his Youth Commission’s #RaiseaFlag campaign that aims to help young people recognise the signs of an unhealthy relationship.

18 June 2018

Police and Crime Commissioner invites the public to vote on local projects to receive funding

Michael Lane the Police and Crime Commissioner is inviting members of the public to join him at Festival Place, Basingstoke on Tuesday 19 June 2018, to vote on one of four shortlisted projects to receive £500.

13 June 2018

Portsmouth’s Police Investigation Centre Takes Shape

A major milestone has been reached in Portsmouth, with a Topping Out ceremony at the Police Investigation Centre (PIC) in Portsmouth. 

11 June 2018

An open letter to volunteers

To all in our communities who volunteer and help in keeping us safer.

07 June 2018

Commissioner urges people to stay safe this bank holiday and through the summer

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane comments on the tragic deaths at Mutiny Festival this weekend.

28 May 2018

New funding opportunity launches

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 £15,000 for projects and services that reduce offending and support victims.

23 May 2018

Police and Crime Commissioner ensures victims of crime get better support

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane has commissioned a new and improved support service for victims of crime following the successful delivery of the Victim Care Service since 2015.

07 March 2018

Spot the clocks and ‘Call Time on FGM’

In a bid to raise awareness of FGM, community groups and representatives from the NHS and support charities in Portsmouth have distributed a number of foam board clocks within shops along Commercial Road and are encouraging residents and shoppers to find the clocks, take a picture of them and post it on social media with […]

31 January 2018

“Council tax increase will help avoid cuts”

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane will be setting a £12 a year increase in council tax for a Band D household for 2018/19.

26 January 2018

Commissioner proposes £1 per month council tax increase to help protect policing

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, will be putting his proposal for a £12 per year increase in the amount a Band D household pays for policing to the Police and Crime Panel on 26 January 2018. The proposal follows the Government giving Police and Crime Commissioners additional flexibility in December 2017.

17 January 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

Commissioner celebrates volunteer vital contribution to keeping us safer

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, hosted his first SAFER awards on International Volunteers Day (Tuesday 5 December). The event celebrated the vital role volunteers play in support of policing.

06 December 2017

Navigate your way to a safer Christmas with COMPASS

Incidents of online fraud, domestic violence, drink driving and home burglaries tend to increase in the run up to and over Christmas. Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, will be quizzing the Chief Constable on the actions the police are taking, and how the public can help to keep themselves safe during the festive period.

27 November 2017

PCC and Hampshire Constabulary issue Cyber Safety advice ahead of Black Friday

To keep you safer ahead of Black Friday and when buying online this Christmas, the Police and Crime Commissioner and Hampshire Constabulary are sharing important advice to help prevent online fraud.

23 November 2017

Commissioner and Winchester Prison join forces in Restorative Justice Week

As part of the Police and Crime Commissioner’s commitment  that all victims and all offenders should be able to access this service in Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton, residents of HMP YOI Winchester (Her Majesty’s Prison / Young Offenders Institute) are finding out how they can take part.

20 November 2017

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.

Hampshire Alert

If you live or work in Hampshire, you are invited to register now to become a recipient of messages of information, crime alerts and witness appeals local to the area in which you live or work in a way that suits your needs and lifestyle by email, text or telephone.

Isle of Wight Alert

If you live or work in the Isle of Wight, you are invited to register now to become a recipient of messages of information, crime alerts and witness appeals local to the area in which you live or work in a way that suits your needs and lifestyle by email, text or telephone.

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.