Hampshire Constabulary News
Police are warning drivers about a series of scams on roadsides around Hampshire. Between October and February 2012, police received 65 reports of people trying to flag down other motorists at the side of the road as part of a suspected scam to con others out of money.
Isle of Wight Police are appealing for information following the theft of a cash register and laptop from a servicing and repair garage in Newport.
Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner Simon Hayes hosted his last major public consultation event on Saturday, February 2, prior to finalising his Police and Crime Plan.
Hampshire Constabulary is welcoming the appointment of Andy Marsh as new chief constable. Mr Marsh, who is currently the force’s deputy chief constable, will commence his new position on Monday (February 4th) replacing Alex Marshall,
Isle of Wight Police are asking residents to take simple steps to protect their homes and property following a series of burglaries where opportunist criminals exploited insecure doors in the Ryde, Bembridge and Sandown area.
Crime is down across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight with dwelling burglary at an all-time low. Hampshire and the Isle of Wight have seen a reduction in crime across the board from 65 per 1000 of the population to 62, making it the 10th best performing force for reducing crime.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, Simon Hayes, has selected Andy Marsh as his preferred candidate to be the next Chief Constable of Hampshire Constabulary.
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