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Policing Minister and PCC visit Portsmouth Safer Streets area

Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has taken Kit Malthouse MP, Minister for Crime and Policing, around the Charles Dickens Ward in Portsmouth to hear from local residents the difference the Safer Streets project will make to the community.

15 June 2021

Basingstoke and Portsmouth to receive share of £600,000 funding to make local streets safer

Hampshire and Isle of Wight’s new Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones has together with local partners secured a total £600,030 of Government funding to help make local streets safer as part of the second Safer Streets funding round.

03 June 2021

Winchester Crown Court opens for more trials with safety measures in place

To date there have been eight jury trials heard at Winchester Crown Court since the lockdown has eased, and from this week a second court room has been set up with social distancing measures to allow for more cases to be heard.

14 July 2020

Violence Reduction Unit awards £500,000 to tackle serious violence in Hampshire

The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) has awarded £500,000 for initiatives to prevent and tackle serious violence in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

18 December 2019

Modern Slavery Partnership highlight signs of modern slavery by acting out true life stories

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Modern Slavery Partnership marked Anti-Slavery Day on Friday 18 October with a public information event that told the true stories of victims of different types of slavery through performing arts.

30 October 2019

First college students trained in Portsmouth to tackle cyber safety issues

Nine students at Highbury College, Portsmouth have been trained to recognise the signs of cyber safety issues, such as grooming, stalking and harassment, and to know what to do to stay safe as part of the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Cyber Ambassador Scheme.

12 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

Successful Child Sexual Crime support service extended to Portsmouth

Families in Portsmouth will soon be able to access the Frankie Worker counselling service, which supports young victims of child sexual abuse, child sexual exploitation, and female genital mutilation (FGM) following decisions by Police and Crime Commissioner and NHS England to extend funding.

27 July 2018

Spot the clocks and ‘Call Time on FGM’

In a bid to raise awareness of FGM, community groups and representatives from the NHS and support charities in Portsmouth have distributed a number of foam board clocks within shops along Commercial Road and are encouraging residents and shoppers to find the clocks, take a picture of them and post it on social media with […]

31 January 2018

Southsea policing team on the move

Hampshire Constabulary Southsea Neighbourhood Policing Team officially moved to Southsea Fire Station on Thursday 22 September by staff who are co-located on the refurbished station.

22 September 2016

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