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Weekly 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

PCC comments after Hampshire Constabulary police officer stabbed

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner, said: “I was shocked and saddened to hear about the stabbing of a police officer in Stamshaw Park today. It is simply unacceptable that a member of our Constabulary going about their daily business to protect us should themselves be violently attacked.

21 February 2019

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.

18 February 2019

Unanimous support given to PCC to enhance local policing

The Police and Crime Commissioner has today had his recommendation to increase the council tax precept by £2 per month for a Band D property unanimously supported by the Police and Crime Panel. 

25 January 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

Policing precept increase to bolster local policing receives significant support

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane has gained significant public support for his proposed increase in the policing element of the council tax of £2 per month (for a Band D household) to support local policing.

17 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

Council taxpayers: Don’t miss out on having your say

The Police and Crime Commissioner’s survey seeking views on how much residents of Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton are willing to contribute towards the cost of policing locally is due to close on 12 January.

03 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

Council taxpayers’ view more important than ever to support local policing

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.

17 December 2018

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.