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News August 2013

Commissioner’s Response – HMIC Report – Rape Monitoring Group, Adult and Child Rape Data for 2012/13 20th August 2013

I welcome the publication of the findings of the HMIC Rape Monitoring Groups for Northumbria outlining adult and child rape data for 2012/13.  In particularly I value the approach taken by HMIC to provide Police and Crime Commissioners with...

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Commissioner’s response to consultation on Early Deletion of DNA and Fingerprint Records 17th August 2013

View the Commissioner’s response to consultation on Early Deletion of DNA and Fingerprint Records here.

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Commissioner’s Response – HMIC Inspection – Northumbria Police’s response to the funding challenge. 16th August 2013

Response to the HMIC latest report on Policing in Austerity, Rising to the Challenge, specifically Northumbria Police’s response to the funding challenge, published July 2013. Having read this report I am reassured that HMIC found that Northumbria police have...

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Commissioner’s Response – HMIC Inspection – Making the Connections A thematic inspection of police force compliance with the Memorandum of Understanding between the National Ballistics Intelligence Service and Police Forces 15th August 2013

Response to the national report published June 2013 in which Northumbria Police were one of ten forces inspected.  Forces inspected were chose to represent a range of forces sizes, rural and urban environments, rates of gun crime and levels...

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Commissioner’s response – HMIC Inspection – Stop and Search Powers: are the police using them effectively and fairly? 15th August 2013

Response to the national report published in July 2013 and in particular the findings relating to Northumbria. I welcome both the national report on stop and search and the local perspective provided in relation to Northumbria Police. I particularly...

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