News in rural crime

News round up from the OPCC

This week the PCC was at the New Forest & County Show meeting people from our rural communities, he reacted to the Prime Minister’s announcement about recruitment of additional police officers, and attended a screening of the ACE’s film Resilience.

05 August 2019

News round up from the OPCC

This week the PCC attended the Big Band Buffet in Romsey to meet older residents; represented Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton at the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners; called for improved and greater information and data sharing amongst partners; and reminded residents about next week’s New Forest Show.

26 July 2019

PCC comments on the National Rural Crime Network report on Domestic Abuse

Today, Michael Lane has been invited to Westminster for the National Rural Crime Network (NRCN) launch of their report looking into domestic abuse in rural areas.

17 July 2019

Crime Prevention: Local residents invited to have valuable items marked at County Show

Police and Crime Commissioner and Country Watch invites local residents to bring small items to Royal Isle of Wight County Show for free marking to help prevent crime.

26 June 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

Joining forces to make New Forest roads safer for animals

Official Verderer Lord Willie Manners and Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane are joining forces to help reduce hit and run incidents where animals are killed or injured in the New Forest.

19 October 2017

Michael Lane acknowledges the busy Summer Season for Policing and all that keeps us Safer

Michael Lane said: “Recent events, whether terror attacks, significant criminal activity designed to inflict harm or the tragedy of fire, all make the headlines – as do some of the commentaries on how more must be done to protect us.

17 July 2017

Police and Crime Panel meeting, April 2017

“As I was holding the Chief Constable to account on Tuesday, I always welcome the democratic accountability that is reflected in my attendance at the Police and Crime Panel sessions.”

07 April 2017

Hampshire countryside staff partner with Police to tackle rural crime

Hampshire County Council’s Countryside Service will provide extra eyes and ears to support Hampshire Constabulary’s Country Watch as part of a new partnership to tackle rural crime.

13 February 2017

Commissioner discusses rural crime issues

Michael Lane, the newly-elected Police and Crime Commissioner, has recently met with the National Farmers Union (NFU) and attended the Isle of Wight County Show to learn more about the rural crime issues affecting residents across the region.

24 June 2016

Neighbourhood Crime Maps

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