News in Michael Lane

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

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

Michael Lane comments on HMICFRS report into policing and mental health

Police and Crime Commissioner responded to the HMICFRS report published today.

27 November 2018

Early intervention partnership project to tackle violent crime secures Home Office funding

A partnership bid to the Home Office Early Intervention Youth Fund, led by the Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, has successfully secured £416,829 to provide better support for young people who have experienced Adverse Childhood Experiences (or ACEs) and as a result may be at increased future risk of offending.

13 November 2018

Submit your questions 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.

31 October 2018

Have your say on how offenders of low level crimes or ASB are dealt with

Community Remedy is an important opportunity to effectively and quickly bring a resolution for the victim of undisputed less harmful offences that would otherwise continue to cause tension.  It returns police officers faster to frontline duties keeping us all safer.

30 October 2018

PCC to help make more professionals ACE Aware

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, is to fund local charity CIS’ters to raise awareness of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the impact they can have on vulnerability, including risk taking and criminal behaviour. 

29 October 2018

School cyber safety project to roll out

School pupils across Hampshire Policing Area will be able to benefit from a Cyber Ambassador scheme.

24 October 2018

Commissioner opens funding round for community organisations

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, is offering community organisations across Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton the opportunity to bid for funding for projects and services that will help keep their communities safer.

19 October 2018

Police and Crime Commissioner invites nominations for his annual Safer Awards

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton is inviting nominations from members of the local community for his annual Safer Awards 2018.

10 October 2018

Highlights from July to September 2018

At last week’s Police and Crime Panel meeting, the Commissioner presented a video summarising activities and highlights from the previous three months.

09 October 2018

September COMPASS available to watch

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, challenges Hampshire Constabulary’s Chief Constable on police priorities, as well as questions and concerns for the public.

05 October 2018

PCC welcomes increased dignity for female detainees

Michael Lane has co-signed a letter with all other Police and Crime Commissioners, responding to the Home Secretary’s consultation about revisions to the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) codes C and H.  In this letter, the PCCs have taken the opportunity to highlight outstanding shortcomings in court custody with regards to treatment of menstruating […]

02 October 2018

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

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.

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