News in Portsmouth

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

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

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, Michael Lane, and NHS England to extend funding.

27 July 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

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

Arrival of HMS Queen Elizabeth

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

16 August 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 presents his strategy to ‘keep us safer’

On Wednesday 7 December, Michael Lane officially launched his strategy for Policing and Crime in Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth, and Southampton. 

07 December 2016

Commissioner visits service for families experiencing homelessness

A Salvation Army Lifehouse for families experiencing homelessness in Portsmouth welcomed Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, Michael Lane through its doors today to highlight the work being done with families who are vulnerable or in need within the local community.

11 November 2016

New eastern Police Investigation Centre announced

Michael Lane has today announced that he has entered into a lease agreement for a site on the Merlin Park Development off Airport Service Road that will enable the construction of a new Police Investigation Centre to serve the east of the county. 

21 October 2016

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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