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Join the Youth IAG

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.

07 May 2021

East Hampshire policing team move to new premises in Bordon

The Police and Crime Commissioner is pleased to announce that the dedicated team of Hampshire Constabulary officers serving the Whitehill, Bordon, Headley, Grayshott, Liphook and Liss area moved to their new premises at Highview Business Park, Bordon on Thursday 12 November.

12 November 2020

Police move to new premises in Lymington

The Police and Crime Commissioner is pleased to announce that officers serving the New Forest West area are from Monday 12 October moving into their new premises at the New Forest District Council offices on Avenue Road.  This move provides modern and fit-for-purpose accommodation for officers and staff to continue policing the Lymington area.

09 October 2020

Seeking views from minority communities about policing and safety

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.

19 August 2020

New Crime and Punishment series filmed in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

The second series of the BAFTA nominated Crime and Punishment series, which gives a unique insight into the partners working across the Hampshire and Isle of Wight criminal justice system will be broadcast at 9pm on Thursday 13 August on Channel 4.

11 August 2020

Bitterne Police Station will be refurbished for officer uplift

The Police and Crime Commissioner this week allocated funds to refurbish Bitterne Police Station, to allow it to accommodate some of the projected additional 450 officers who are being recruited across the Hampshire Constabulary area over the next three years.

09 July 2020

Stop & search: 45% people not confident in knowing their rights

As part of Justice Week 2020, the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner ran a poll of knowledge about legal rights. We asked people “How confident are you that you know your legal rights if you are stopped and searched by the police?”

28 February 2020

Local criminal system the focus of Channel 4 documentary

The first episode of a ground breaking documentary series following agencies from across the Hampshire Criminal Justice System was broadcast last night [Monday 16 September]. The Channel 4 series, Crime and Punishment, follows local agencies including Probation, the Crown Prosecution Service, Hampshire Constabulary and HM Prison Winchester, to create the first documentary of its kind […]

17 September 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

Eastleigh Police move into new base

Officers serving the Eastleigh area are today [5 March] moving into their new police office at the town’s Shakespeare Business Centre.  It provides modern and fit-for-purpose accommodation for officers and staff.

05 March 2019

Gosport Front Counter Services Reopen

From tomorrow [Saturday 2 March], the police front counter services will reopen at Gosport Borough Council’s offices, following works to the council building.

01 March 2019

Report suspicious activity and behaviour to tackle terrorism

The Police and Crime Commissioner urges the public to help the police tackle terrorism and save lives by reporting suspicious behaviour and activity.

22 January 2019

Bishops Waltham Police return to base

Following refurbishment, the local police team are returning to their base in Bishops Waltham on Thursday 17 January.

17 January 2019

Online firearms and explosives licensing

Hampshire Constabulary recently joined the Single Online Home (SOH), which is a national policing website and platform that enables the force to offer a range of online services to their customers.

03 January 2019

Hedge End Police return to base

Following refurbishment, the local police team are returning to their base in Hedge End today.

07 November 2018

What’s under a judge’s wig?

On Saturday 14 October, everyone is welcome to visit the law courts in Winchester, to go behind the scenes and find out what happens there.  With fun for all the family, you can visit the cells and see inside a prison van, watch a mock trial, and even try on a judge’s robes and wig!

10 October 2017

Gosport Front Counter Services Move

From today, the front counter services previously at Gosport Police Station have moved across the road to a shared base at Gosport Borough Council’s offices.

02 May 2017

Alton Police Station Services Moving: New Contact Details

From 2 May 2017, the Neighbourhood, Patrol and Response teams will be moving to Mill Lane in Alton, and the front counter services at Alton Police Station will move.

25 April 2017

Hythe Police on the move

The move of the Hampshire Constabulary team from Hythe Police Station to Hardley will take place on Thursday 9 February.

09 February 2017

Youth Commission spread the word on priorities

Members of the Youth Commission and Michael’s team ran a workshop for the Havant unit of the Hampshire police cadets last week.

30 November 2016

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