News in Michael Lane

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

Conference hosted by PCC makes bid for better information sharing to reduce crime

A conference hosted by the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton has made the case for improved data and information sharing amongst organisations involved in keeping our communities safer.

23 July 2019

PCC comments on the National Rural Crime Network report on Domestic Abuse

Today, Michael Lane has been invited to Westminster for the National Rural Crime Network (NRCN) launch of their report looking into domestic abuse in rural areas.

17 July 2019

Commissioner Michael Lane attends launch of Southampton Living Well

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton yesterday attended the launch of Southampton Living Well at Chamberlayne Leisure Centre in Southampton.

12 July 2019

Last chance to have your say on anti-social behaviour in your area

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, is reminding residents to complete his anti-social behaviour survey if they haven’t yet done so.

09 July 2019

PCC comments on assault of Hampshire police officer in Southampton over the weekend

Following the serious assault of an officer in Southampton at the weekend, the Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, said:

24 June 2019

Do you have a question for the Chief Constable?

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

07 June 2019

Portsmouth Police Investigation Centre Opens – New Contact Details

From Tuesday 4 June 2019, Hampshire Constabulary officers and staff will have moved into the new Police Investigation Centre.  Front counter services based at Portsmouth Central will have also moved.

03 June 2019

Cottage Grove Primary School wins public vote to receive PCC funding

Cottage Grove Primary School won the public vote at the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Safer Together event on Saturday 18 May 2019. The primary school was one of three shortlisted projects that attended the event and gained 50% of the public votes to be awarded the funding of £500. 

21 May 2019

94% more likely to refer to Restorative Justice following Hampshire conference

A conference held by Hampshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner successfully challenged assumptions around when Restorative Justice is appropriate, with 94% of delegates more likely to refer a victim of crime a result of attending.

17 April 2019

PCC Michael Lane highlights need for system-wide approach to stalking

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, said: “This week is National Stalking Awareness Week – an important week that helps shine a light on the blight that stalking and harassment brings to too many lives. This is vulnerability and risk that I and other PCCs have worked to mitigate, putting in place measures that protect […]

10 April 2019

PCC commits £760,000 to police force health and wellbeing

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane has invested £760,000 in a package of measures to improve the wellbeing of police officers in Hampshire.

08 March 2019

Young people bury Time Capsule at new Police Investigation Centre

PCC Michael Lane visited the site of the Eastern Police Investigation Centre (PIC) in Portsmouth with young people from his Youth Commission, the Volunteer Police Cadets, representatives from Hampshire Constabulary, and the contractors Mace Group.  The group celebrated the time capsule they buried at the site with a tour of the custody area.

05 March 2019

Commissioner comments on police misconduct allegations

Today the Commissioner has commented on the reports of alleged misconduct of a number of police officers and staff.

25 February 2019

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.

18 February 2019

Reducing crime and supporting victims through community based projects

The Police and Crime Commissioner has worked to identify the community based services that will help tackle local priorities in preventing offending, protecting the vulnerable and supporting victims.

13 February 2019

Unanimous support given to PCC to enhance local policing

The Police and Crime Commissioner has today had his recommendation to increase the council tax precept by £2 per month for a Band D property unanimously supported by the Police and Crime Panel. 

25 January 2019

Policing precept increase to bolster local policing receives significant support

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane has gained significant public support for his proposed increase in the policing element of the council tax of £2 per month (for a Band D household) to support local policing.

17 January 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

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.