News in police

Hedge End Police return to base

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

07 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

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

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

Comment on National Audit Office report on the financial sustainability of police forces

“I welcome the National Audit Office’s detailed report on the sustainability of police funding. It raises important issues around the resourcing of policing amidst the changing nature of demand that puts additional pressure on constabularies.

11 September 2018

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.

22 August 2018

Watch the June COMPASS meeting

The COMPASS meeting held in June, when Michael Lane scrutinised the Chief Constable is now available to watch in full on YouTube.  You can watch the video above, or watch directly on YouTube to jump to the questions you are interested in.

20 July 2018

Portsmouth’s Police Investigation Centre Takes Shape

A major milestone has been reached in Portsmouth, with a Topping Out ceremony at the Police Investigation Centre (PIC) in Portsmouth. 

11 June 2018

Commissioner urges people to stay safe this bank holiday and through the summer

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane comments on the tragic deaths at Mutiny Festival this weekend.

28 May 2018

“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

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.