Within policing it is up to the Chief Constable to determine how resources are allocated and which incidents are investigated. Decisions on individual service changes are based upon the professional judgement of the Chief Constable.
With a continued increase of new crimes including violent crime, knife crime and cyber crime, and traditional crimes such as anti-social behaviour and theft, having the right number of officers in the right place is more important than ever.
To understand the full detail of how the money will be spent, read the PCC’s budget report to the Police and Crime Panel in February 2022.
Statement of accounts: the detail of past spending by Hampshire Constabulary and the PCC.
Financial information: monthly spending by the Constabulary and PCC over £500, contracts and standing orders.