News in serious crime

Weekly round up from the OPCC

Partners from across Hampshire, Thames Valley, Sussex and Surrey came together last week to discuss shared issues around serious violence and how they can collectively address them, supported by the Home Office ‘Serious Violence Strategy’.

14 June 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

Safe Car Wash app helps to identify possible slavery victims

If you are thinking about getting your car washed, download the Safe Car Wash app, which can help car owners spot potential victims of modern slavery and trafficking. The data can then be shared anonymously with the National Crime Agency and the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority. 

22 April 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

Four PCCs join forces to shine a light on modern slavery

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner, is joining forces with his counterparts in neighbouring areas for a ground-breaking conference to fight modern slavery.

19 June 2017

Commitment to combat modern slavery

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner, is attending a service at Westminster Abbey this evening to commemorate the work, both historical and contemporary, to tackle slavery.

13 October 2016

Commissioner opens Serious and Organised Crime Conference

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane, recently opened the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Serious and Organised Crime Conference in Winchester, commenting that the Constabulary area is taking a “leading and innovative approach.”

30 June 2016

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.