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News in southampton

Police Now Operating from New Bitterne Base

Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones, the owner of the police estate, has officially opened the new Hampshire Constabulary Response & Patrol base in Bitterne, Southampton.

21 April 2022

Learn about Modern Slavery at Southampton Central Library

The Modern Slavery Partnership’s emotive and thought provoking exhibition ‘The Real Faces of Modern Slavery: Unmasking The Truth’ will be showing at Southampton Central Library from 12th April until 13th May.

07 April 2022

New Police Station Opening in Bitterne

Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones, (who is the owner of the police estate) has signed the lease for a new police station in Bitterne, Southampton.

24 January 2022

Safer Streets project delivers safety measures for Southampton’s city centre

Starting Monday, 22 March, Southampton residents will see a number of safety improvement works being delivered in the Bargate Ward area.

19 March 2021

Helping to protect women and girls from violence

The recent events surrounding the tragic death of Sarah Everard has firmly placed a spotlight on violence against women and girls. Many people have been shocked and saddened by her death and as result have spoken up, shared their own experience, and called for decisive action to be taken to help prevent future acts of […]

17 March 2021

Southampton Safer Streets investment

Earlier this year, the Police and Crime Commissioner was able to secure £550,000 from the Home Office’s Safer Streets Fund – a fund designed to enable PCCs to work with their partners to invest in proven interventions to prevent crime in the areas that are worst affected by acquisitive crime. 

01 October 2020

Seeking views from minority communities about policing and safety

A key role of the Commissioner’s office is to seek the views and thoughts from our residents and communities across a range of topics and issues. We are seeking the views and thoughts of our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities (BAME) from across Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton.

19 August 2020

Bitterne Police Station will be refurbished for officer uplift

The Police and Crime Commissioner this week allocated funds to refurbish Bitterne Police Station, to allow it to accommodate some of the projected additional 450 officers who are being recruited across the Hampshire Constabulary area over the next three years.

09 July 2020

City comes together to collaborate on a plan to reduce violence

Over 150 individuals, organisations and community groups from across Southampton came together on 6 February to explore what serious violence means for the city, the influencing factors and collective solutions to help combat it.

06 February 2020

Plan ahead for M27 closure by Highways England this weekend

This weekend, Highways England will be closing a section of the M27 to replace the bridge which carries the A3057 Romsey Road over motorway.  As a result, residents should plan their journeys and expect extra traffic disruption in the area.

31 January 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

Southampton’s Criminal Justice Open Day

Want to know how a Judge or Magistrates deal with sentencing? Find out at Southampton’s Criminal Justice Open Day On Saturday 15 September 2018 from 10am to 3pm, everyone is invited to visit the law courts in Southampton, to go behind the scenes and find out what happens there. 

21 August 2018

Fire and police celebrate in Hightown Fire Station

Hampshire Constabulary’s Southampton East Neighbourhood Policing Team officially celebrated on Friday 12 August with staff from both fire and police at the refurbished station.

18 August 2016

Council and Police join forces

Fareham Borough Council could be welcoming the Police into the Civic Offices soon, following a constructive meeting between the two organisations.

22 July 2016

Portswood police station services re-open

On 19 July 2016, the front counter service at Bitterne Police Station moved to Portswood Police Station.

14 July 2016