News in police

“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

Michael Lane comments on latest crime figures

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner, has commented on the latest crime figures released by the ONS.

19 October 2017

Commissioner invests £50,000 to support reporting of hate crime

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane has invested £50,000 in enabling Hampshire Citizens Advice offices to become third party reporting centres for hate crime.

18 October 2017

PCC hosts specialist training on Anti-Slavery Day

To mark National Anti-Slavery Day on Wednesday 18 October 2017, the Modern Slavery Partnership, set up by the Police and Crime Commissioner is running a specialist training event.

18 October 2017

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

Arrival of HMS Queen Elizabeth

This morning, Michael was in Gosport to see the new carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth.

16 August 2017

Michael Lane acknowledges the busy Summer Season for Policing and all that keeps us Safer

Michael Lane said: “Recent events, whether terror attacks, significant criminal activity designed to inflict harm or the tragedy of fire, all make the headlines – as do some of the commentaries on how more must be done to protect us.

17 July 2017

Stalking Clinic highlighted as Best Practice by HMIC

In today’s report from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) and Her Majesty’s Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate (HMCPSI) about the police and CPS response to stalking and harassment, Hampshire Constabulary’s Stalking Clinic is highlighted as best practice, a service funded by the Police and Crime Commissioner.

05 July 2017

Michael Lane’s response to the Queen’s Speech

“The Queen’s Speech today has helpfully and appropriately identified priorities of the new Government that impact on the remit of a Police and Crime Commissioner, including Counter Terrorism, Policing Powers, Regulation of Cyber Space, Countering Extremism, Domestic Violence & Abuse and Mental Health. I support these as priorities.

21 June 2017

Statement from Michael, following the attack in London

“Amidst the horror of London last night, there are three things I would like to share to set some reassuring local context about our communities:

04 June 2017

Planning Approved for New Policing Centre

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane is delighted to have achieved planning permission for a new Police Investigation Centre (PIC) for the east of the policing area, based in Portsmouth.

01 June 2017

Michael Lane invites Isle of Wight Residents to Scrutiny Event

On Saturday 24 June in Newport, the Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane will be publicly holding the Chief Constable to account on the performance of the Constabulary, and he is inviting members of the public to attend and submit questions. 

25 May 2017

Michael comments on suspected terrorist incident in Manchester

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner said: “My thoughts and prayers are with, and for, all the people of Manchester and all the attendees and families of those involved in the terror of last evening.

23 May 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