Dec 29, 2018 Special
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After dedicating almost 45 years of his life to Hampshire’s Special Constabulary, Special Inspector Ken Avery has been recognised in the New Year’s Honours. The 72-year-old has been recognised with a British Empire Medal for services to policing and the community of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Ken says he was amazed, flabbergasted and excited […]

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Aug 03, 2018 Arrests
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  As part of their joint summer drink and drug drive campaign Hampshire Constabulary and Thames Valley Police have seen a 37% rise in the number of drivers arrested for drug driving and a 25% increase in the number arrested for drink driving, compared to last year. 2017 2018 Difference Drivers failing breath tests 316 394 […]

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  Police in Hampshire say they are seeing an increase in demand across the county and the Isle of Wight in the warm up for England’s World Cup semi-final. Superintendent Paul Bartolomeo says it’s been slowly building: “We have seen an increase in calls during the World Cup period, and depending on the result this […]

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  Officers are currently dealing with a build-up of traffic on the A31, due to the severe weather conditions.  Both the eastbound and westbound carriageways are blocked . At 8.30pm this evening the situation was declared a major incident, meaning the police are now the lead agency.  “We have requested military assistance and are on scene with […]

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  Hampshire Police Appeal The police in Winchester have confirmed that a man and a woman died as a result of the crash on the northbound carriageway of the M3 on Monday morning (5 June 2017). Specialist officers are helping to support the families involved. The collision involved three lorries and an Audi around 10.15 […]

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Nov 27, 2014 Guns
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Hampshire Constabulary has recovered more than 100 firearms during the force’s 12-day firearms and ammunition surrender. Between November 10 and November 21 members of the public were encouraged to hand in any firearms that weren’t properly licensed and may have been held illegally. The campaign led to 126 firearms and a large amount of ammunition […]

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