Welcome to my website, I am delighted that you are interested in finding out more about my role as Police & Crime Commissioner and the work I have undertaken.
I was elected in November 2012, with responsibility for police governance and hit the ground running by consulting with thousands of local residents about what should be in Northumbria’s Police & Crime Plan and what the police should prioritise. I met local people at metro stations, shopping centres and 6th forms – it was great to meet so many people to find out what they thought the police do well and what could be improved. Since my election I have continued to meet local residents, I’ll be in a community near you soon – so I hope we have the opportunity to meet.
The Police & Crime Plan continues to evolve and develop, but the heart of it remains the same. You have told me that you want Northumbria Police to prioritise Anti-Social Behaviour, Violence Against Women & Girls, Reducing Crime, Building Community Confidence and Putting Victims First – you can read more about the plan here
This website has a wealth of information, ranging from minutes of my meetings with the Chief Constable to detailed information about our various strategies. Please explore and let me know your thoughts.
I’m your Police & Crime Commissioner, so stay in touch and together we can continue to keep Northumbria a safe place to live and work.
Vera Baird QC
Police & Crime Commissioner – Northumbria.LEARN MORE