News in police

Comment on the death of PC Andrew Harper of Thames Valley Police

Commenting on the death of PC Andrew Harper from Thames Valley Police, Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton, said: “I would like to offer my sincerest condolences to the family and friends of PC Andrew Harper, and my thoughts are also with the officers and staff […]

16 August 2019

News round up from the OPCC

This week the PCC was at the New Forest & County Show meeting people from our rural communities, he reacted to the Prime Minister’s announcement about recruitment of additional police officers, and attended a screening of the ACE’s film Resilience.

05 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

News round up from the OPCC

The PCC met with the minister for Health at the launch of Southampton’s wellbeing centres and commented on the Home Office front line review this week.  The Youth Commission were representing the views of young people across the region at the County Child Exploitation Board in Portsmouth as well.  If you haven’t added your voice […]

12 July 2019

News round up from the OPCC

The PCC attended the passing out ceremony of newly-trained police officers this week, and the office have been working at events on the Isle of Wight, in Portsmouth, Fareham and Havant to keep the public informed about our work.  We’ve also been working alongside the Constabulary to tackle serious sexual offences, developing resources to support […]

05 July 2019

Crime Prevention: Local residents invited to have valuable items marked at County Show

Police and Crime Commissioner and Country Watch invites local residents to bring small items to Royal Isle of Wight County Show for free marking to help prevent crime.

26 June 2019

News round up from the OPCC

This week the Commissioner invited residents to get crime prevention advice and help at the Royal Isle of Wight County Show, and welcomed commissioned partners to the office to improve collaborative working.  The assistant PCC attended the Police Strategy Forum, and also represented the PCC at Armed Forces Day.

25 June 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

PCC Michael Lane comments on retirement of GWMH investigation lead

“I want to add my voice to reassuring the families and all those involved with the current investigation at Gosport War Memorial Hospital that a change in the policing lead of this investigation will not be allowed to disrupt or delay progress with this important work.

21 June 2019

News round up from the OPCC

The Commissioner was proud to be part of the events this week that marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day, on Sunday at Stokes Bay in Gosport on Sunday and in Portsmouth on Tuesday 5 June. It was an honour to attend to recognise the sacrifice and contribution of so many and to pay his respects.

07 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

Preparations for D-Day 75 underway in Portsmouth

Over 60,000 people are expected to visit Portsmouth next week, as preparations for D-Day 75 step up in Portsmouth and Southsea.  Hampshire Constabulary are responsible for ensuring the safety of veterans, the Queen, visiting dignitaries, and the public.

29 May 2019

County Lines: week of action by Hampshire Constabulary

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner, said: “It is good news to see the result of the recent action by Hampshire Constabulary to tackle criminal networks involved in county lines drug dealing.

21 May 2019

Working closely with the National Crime Agency against serious and organised crime

“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.

14 May 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

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

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

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.