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Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner provided money from the Safer Streets Fund

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More than half a million pounds have been funded to fight Crime across Hampshire.

The Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner is due to receive £600,030.

The money from the Safe Streets Fund will pay for projects to crack down on crimes such as burglary, vehicle theft and robbery, for example by increasing street lighting and CCTV.

It comes as the government has pledged more than £18m in funding to make 40 regions of England and Wales safer.

The third round of the Safer Streets Fund also opens today, providing another opportunity to bid for £25 million worth of shares for the year 2021/22.

Hopefully this money will be used to make women and girls feel safe on the streets.

It is also intended for projects to change attitudes and behavior in local communities.

Cabinet Member for Communities, Culture and Heritage southampton The City Council, Councilor Spiros Vasiliou, said: “It is great news that the PCC [Donna Jones] This money has come to make our roads safer. This is very welcome news and I will be in touch with them regularly. We [the council] Met him on the first day of our administration. Crime is a major priority for us. We will work closely with him and discuss how to get more resources and funding. We want to reduce things like violent crime in the city.”

The Tory councilor from Swethling mentioned plans to deal with antisocial behavior and “motorcycle nuisance”.

He said he would work with the PCC to see if the city could get some money to tackle domestic violence and crime against women.

Home Secretary Priti Patel said: “I will not stand as long as criminals inflict fear and misery on our communities, which is why I started the Safe Road Fund to improve safety in areas affected by crimes such as burglary, dacoity and theft. did.

“But it is much more than just environmental change – we need to stop people from committing these crimes because we make it back safe.

“The next round will therefore rightly look at behavior change, with a primary focus on women and girls who are disproportionately affected by crimes such as harassment in public places.”

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