A new service has been developed and is currently being piloted by a range of banks and telephone companies across the UK in order to combat the increasing levels of fraud in the UK. The service, which includes the likes of Barclays, Lloyds (inc. Halifax and Bank of Scotland), Natwest (incl.
The Home Office has launched StreetSafe, an online tool on police.uk that enables people, particularly women and girls, to pin-point locations where they feel or have felt unsafe. Donna Jones, Police and Crime Commissioner said: “Violence against women and girls can have a devastating impact on victims and survivors, their friends
Applications are now open for 14-24 year olds to join the Youth Commission. The purpose of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Youth Commission is to make young people part of the solution to tackling crime and improving policing, rather than being seen as part of the problem. Members gain confidence
The Victim Care Service provides free, confidential support to residents across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight and their aim is to empower people to move beyond crime, in a way that suits them. The impact of crime can be devastating and over the last year (April 2020- end of March2021),
A new website that houses a directory of free and low cost positive activities for young people to do in their free time has been launched by the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission. The website has been designed by members of the Youth Commission to list free and low cost
With the arrival of warmer weather, personal watercraft (PWC) operators are being reminded of safe usage when in the Solent and vicinity of the shoreline. The Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth guidance can be found below: https://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/qhm/portsmouth/local-notices/general-directions/2021/1601-pwc-water-skiing-board-sailing-and-swimming Residents are being encouraged to report anti social use of PWC to Hampshire Constabulary: https://www.hampshire.police.uk/ro/report/ocr/af/how-to-report-a-crime/ PWC/Jetskis
Each quarter Hampshire Constabulary publish stop and search data on their website which includes district breakdowns. As part of work to be more transparent with this data and engage with communities about stop and search, Gosport Police are are now publishing them: Gosport Police Stop and Search data Gosport’s district priorities