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Youth Commission looking for new members

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.

09 September 2019

News round up from the OPCC

Since the last update, the PCC and his team have been working to provide the public with a directory to help handle anti-social behaviour, and there is the news that the Home Office have awarded the PCC funding for a violence reduction unit. The Commission’s Youth Commission have visited a drugs lab to learn about […]

30 August 2019

PCC to extend his Cyber Ambassadors Scheme to keep young people safer online

Due to extensive demand from local primary and secondary schools, Michael Lane, the Police and Crime Commissioner will be extending his Cyber Ambassadors Scheme for another two years to 2021. The scheme, which was developed by his Youth Commission, educates children and young people on how to be safe online through peer to peer training.

25 June 2019

News round up from the OPCC

This week the Commissioner and his team welcomed practitioners from local authorities, housing associations, service providers and Hampshire Constabulary to our ‘Connecting partnerships to keep our communities safer’ conference.

21 June 2019

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.

12 June 2019

More than 100 new Cyber Ambassadors trained

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16 April 2019

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.

27 February 2019

Youth Commission Recommendation Conference

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, has welcomed his 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.

03 December 2018

School cyber safety project to roll out

School pupils across Hampshire Policing Area will be able to benefit from a Cyber Ambassador scheme.

24 October 2018

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.

16 October 2018

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.

15 October 2018

Don’t get cornered by an unhealthy relationship – #RaiseaFlag

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.

18 June 2018

Creative competition to draw a line through the stigma of mental health

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.

08 May 2018

Young People Recognised For Campaigning Work

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.

28 March 2018

Youth Commission give young people a national voice on Relationships and Sex Education

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.

19 March 2018

Commissioner visits Itchen College

Students at Itchen College heard from Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton as part of the college’s Parliament week.

15 November 2017

Conference to help keep young people safer in Fareham

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane, Fareham Borough Council Leader Cllr Woodward, and the young people’s charity Y Services recently joined together to hold the first youth conference in Fareham since 2009.  The conference on Wednesday 11 October 2017 brought together over 40 young people and teachers from surrounding schools to focus on the issues […]

13 October 2017

Commissioner Opens Search for Young People to Influence Policing

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, is seeking volunteers aged between 14 and 25 years old to help give young people a voice on the crime and policing issues that matter to them most.

11 October 2017

What’s under a judge’s wig?

On Saturday 14 October, everyone is welcome to visit the law courts in Winchester, to go behind the scenes and find out what happens there.  With fun for all the family, you can visit the cells and see inside a prison van, watch a mock trial, and even try on a judge’s robes and wig!

10 October 2017

School pupils taught to slay cyber sea monsters and GoFISH

The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission is piloting a Cyber Ambassador scheme in schools as part of its work to tackle concerns about staying safe online.

25 September 2017

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.

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