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The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission is asking young people for their ideas on how to tackle serious violence (such as knife crime), the exploitation of young people, for example through grooming and county lines, and hate crime as part of its Big Conversation 2021.
A new sculpture depicting some of the thoughts and feelings of Basingstoke’s young people about knife crime has been unveiled as part of a project by the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission and Hampshire Cultural Trust (HCT) to tackle youth knife crime through artwork.
Over 730 young people have responded to the Youth Commission’s Big Conversation this year providing their views on the topics of Hate Crime, Serious Violence and Exploitation. In the latest quarter’s results (April – June), Hate Crime was selected most often as the top concern for young people in the policing area.
The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Youth Commission is seeking new members aged 14-25. The Youth Commission acts as the voice of young people, informing and supporting Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, in his work and helping him to challenge the Chief Constable on areas that are of importance to young people.
The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission and Hampshire Cultural Trust (HCT) have come together to tackle youth knife crime through artwork promoting peace and hope.
Youth Commission put forward views of local young people to shape national Police during the Pandemic report
The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission has engaged young people across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight to ensure their voices were heard as part of the national Policing the Pandemic study, resulting in the Hampshire Policing area being one of the top for the number of responses. Members of the Youth Commission also […]
The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission has launched its Big Conversation 2020 asking young people for their views on topical crime and policing issues.
The Police and Crime Commissioner welcomed the Youth Commission’s Big Conversation findings and recommendations at a conference on Saturday 23 November.
#RaiseAFlag campaign crowned best Public Sector Campaign by CIPR The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission has won Best Public Sector Campaign at the South of England and Channel Islands CIPR (Chartered Institute of Public Relations) PRide Awards 2019 for its #RaiseAFlag campaign.
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.
The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission has been shortlisted for a National Crimebeat award for its campaign to raise awareness among young people of the signs of an unhealthy relationship and the help available.
The Police and Crime Commissioner welcomed the Youth Commission’s recommendations on how young people would like the key issues of mental health, hate crime, cyber safety and unhealthy relationships tackled in the future.
This afternoon, the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Youth Commission are celebrating in Millbank, London following recognition of their work as a runner-up for a Lord Ferrers Award.
Young people would rather report hate crime to a person than using an app, Youth Commission survey shows
A recent survey run by the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission finds that young people prefer to report a hate crime face to face rather than via a website or an app.
Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, has today (18 June) launched his Youth Commission’s #RaiseaFlag campaign that aims to help young people recognise the signs of an unhealthy relationship.
To mark Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May) the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Youth Commission is launching an art competition to raise awareness of and to understand perceptions of mental health.
On Saturday, the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Youth Commission brought together young people, the Police and Crime Commissioner, Hampshire Constabulary and a wide range of stakeholders at their recognition conference in Winchester. 80 people attended to hear what they had achieved through campaigning on a range of issues.
The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission has submitted findings of its consultation with over 3,300 young people across Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton to Government in a bid to ensure pupils are getting the information they need to thrive in the increasingly complex and digital world.