The Blue Lamp Trust continues to run its Bobby Scheme, through which it provides free home security visits, long-life smoke alarms and advice to vulnerable residents in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, particularly the elderly and victims of burglary and domestic abuse. A full crime prevention and fire safety survey is carried out by Continue reading
The Police & Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has circulated the following message. “Happy New Year one and all! I am pleased to have started 2022 with gusto and look forward to meeting as many of you as I can throughout the next twelve months. Continue reading
The Police & Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has now launched her annual police budget precept consultation and wishes to hear residents’ views. She is asking local residents to complete an online survey and/or to sign up to a focus group. Continue reading
Hampshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner wants to understand the public’s views and ensure they are heard by the Home Office when considering possible revisions to the current rules and processes around licensing of firearms in England and Wales. At the end of last year (2020/21), more than 565,000 people in England and Wales held a firearms licence and/or a shotgun certificate. You may access the survey here. Continue reading
Hampshire Alert, part of the National Neighbourhood Watch Network, has launched a survey to find out if/how attitudes towards cybersecurity and privacy may have changed during the pandemic.
Findings will inform Cyberhood Watch awareness initiatives for the community and draw attention to important cybersecurity and privacy topics to help citizens improve their knowledge of cyberthreats.
Perhaps something to be aware of – the police in Romsey have dispersal powers from noon on Friday, 23rd April until 6am on Monday, 26th April. These have been arranged in light of the recent rise in anti-social behaviour incidents.
The Victim Care Service, funded by the Police and Crime Commissioner and provided by Victim Support, has launched a new website to ensure anyone affected by crime in Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton can access support and advice.
The website offers tips on how to protect yourself from different types of crime and advice on what to do if you experience them. It also includes a comprehensive database of organisations that can be searched by individuals and professionals looking to meet a specific support need. Continue reading
Business leaders at the Science Park were recently treated to a presentation by Tom Haye, the Chief Officer of Hampshire Special Constabulary. “What have Special Constables to do with cyber-crime?” you may well ask. Continue reading
Our local neighbourhood police team is keen to hear what’s particularly important to local people and so they’ve set up another online survey. It only takes a couple of minutes, and you may complete it by clicking here. Please note that the closing date is 31st May.