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Big Conversation 2022
The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission is undertaking its Big Conversation 2022, asking young people for their views on topical crime and policing issues. This year the focus of the Big Conversation is on hate and hostility, substance misuse and being safe on the streets.
Hate Crime revealed as young people’s top concern at Youth Conference
Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has welcomed her Youth Commission’s recommendations on how young people would like hate crime, serious violence and exploitation tackled in the future.
Commissioner’s youth volunteers crack hate crime case
Youth volunteers working with the Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones have had the unique opportunity to take a walk through a police investigation into a Hate Crime and to become the jury in a mock trial for the case.
Join the Youth Commission
Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, is looking for young people aged 14-24 years old to join her Youth Commission and act as the voice of young people on the police and crime issues.
Sculpture unveiled to promote peace and raise awareness of the consequences of violence
Reveal/Conceal, a sculpture created by young people at Ashwood Academy, Hampshire Youth Offending and YMCA Basingstoke, has been unveiled and is now on public display in the Atrium at The Orchard, Basingstoke.
Views on Serious Violence, Exploitation and Hate Crime sought by Youth Commission
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.
‘Words against weapons’: sculpture showcases Basingstoke young people’s stand against knife crime
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.
Hate Crime comes out as top issue of concern for young people in this quarter’s Big Conversation
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.
Join the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission and make a difference
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.
Young people take a stand against knife crime in Basingstoke
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 […]
Youth Commission seeks views on Serious Violence, Exploitation and Hate Crime
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.
Drugs and alcohol tops Youth Commission poll as young people’s biggest concern
The Police and Crime Commissioner welcomed the Youth Commission’s Big Conversation findings and recommendations at a conference on Saturday 23 November.
Gold Award scoop for Youth Commission campaign
#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.
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.
More than 100 new Cyber Ambassadors trained
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Youth Commission campaign shortlisted for national award
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.
Youth Commission Recommendation Conference
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.
School cyber safety project to roll out
School pupils across Hampshire Policing Area will be able to benefit from a Cyber Ambassador scheme.
Youth Commission Celebrate National Recognition
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.