News in Portsmouth
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.