On Thursday 13 August we saw the broadcast of the first episode of the second series of Channel 4’s Crime and Punishment. The series follows agencies from across the Hampshire and Isle of Wight criminal justice system including Probation, the Crown Prosecution System, Hampshire Constabulary and HM Prison Winchester, to give a unique insight into […]
The Modern Slavery Partnership (MSP) has created the first ever victim pathway for modern slavery victims that covers Hampshire, IOW, Portsmouth and Southampton.
The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Modern Slavery Partnership (MSP) has set out how it will pursue perpetrators and support victims of slavery and trafficking in its new strategy, launched as figures reveal an increase in potential victims being identified and amid COVID-19 related concerns.
Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane has re-iterated his commitment to continue to support the delivery of essential services to victims of crime and vulnerable members of our communities during the COVID-19 crisis.
Over 150 individuals, organisations and community groups from across Southampton came together on 6 February to explore what serious violence means for the city, the influencing factors and collective solutions to help combat it.
The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Modern Slavery Partnership marked Anti-Slavery Day on Friday 18 October with a public information event that told the true stories of victims of different types of slavery through performing arts.
Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane is urging businesses of any size to become hate crime aware during this year’s National Hate Crime Awareness Week.
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 £50,000 for projects and services that reduce offending and support victims.
This week the PCC attended the Big Band Buffet in Romsey to meet older residents; represented Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton at the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners; called for improved and greater information and data sharing amongst partners; and reminded residents about next week’s New Forest Show.
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.
A number of community safety partners in Hampshire are combining forces this week to support Op Limelight, a police operation at airports nationwide to crack down on Forced Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) as the school holidays get underway. The six-week break is often used to force young people to get married to someone […]
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.
Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane has awarded Hampshire Search and Rescue Dogs £6,401 in funding in order to purchase an incident support vehicle and safety equipment.
This week the Commissioner and his team welcomed practitioners from local authorities, housing associations, service providers and Hampshire Constabulary to our ‘Connecting partnerships to keep our communities safer’ conference.
The Safer North Hampshire Partnership, Enterprise Rent-a-Car Ltd, and the Assistant Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton have launched the new ‘Business Crime Guide: Supporting employees affected by hate crime’.
A domestic abuse support service aimed at victims, their children and those who are being abusive launches on 4 June 2019, providing crisis accommodation and community-based support to break the cycle of abuse for families across Hampshire.
“Today’s report from the NCA is a sobering assessment of the threat to us all from serious and organised crime. Many in our communities will already be alert to how criminals and organised crime is changing to prey on the vulnerable.
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.