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News November 2014

Northumbria takes part in Counter Terrorism Awareness Week 27th November 2014

Northumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Vera Baird has been using National Counter Terrorism Awareness Week to continue spreading the word about people being vigilant in and around their local community. The Commissioner and her team work closely with residents...

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Counter Terrorism Awareness Week 25th November 2014

Following yesterday’s launch of counter-terrorism awareness week, Northumbria’s Police & Crime Commissioner, Vera Baird is working in partnership with our communities to ensure we keep Tyne & Wear and Northumberland safe. The awareness message from this week’s national campaign...

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Commissioner Baird Welcomes White Ribbon Day 24th November 2014

Vera Baird QC, Northumbria’s Police & Crime Commissioner welcomes 2014 White Ribbon Day and calls on men across the North East to take a stand against domestic violence as part of International White Ribbon Day. White Ribbon Day is...

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Northumbria Receiving National Recognition 20th November 2014

Special mention was made of the work being undertaken by Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird by the Home Secretary Theresa May at the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners’ Annual Conference in Harrogate. Mrs May was recognising...

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Commissioner Baird Joins Calls to Ban Controversial US Figure 19th November 2014

Vera Baird is backing the Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper’s call to prevent a US self-styled ‘dating coach’ from coming to the UK. Julien Blanc, who has hit the headlines because of his history of inciting violence against women,...

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Commissioner Joins Protest Against Cuts to Refuges 19th November 2014

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird is backing the protest against cuts to refuges for domestic violence victims. This week (Thursday, 20 November) Women’s Aid is delivering a petition to 10 Downing Street calling on the Government to...

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Commissioners Launch Strategy to Tackle Alcohol Misuse 19th November 2014

Police and Crime Commissioners from across the country have marked Alcohol Awareness Week by launching a national plan to tackle alcohol misuse. The plan was launched at today’s APCC Partnership Summit, which brings together Police and Crime Commissioners from...

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North East Commissioners Take Their Complaint Further with the Ombudsman 18th November 2014

The three north east Police and Crime Commissioners have today taken their complaint of misconduct against Judge George Moorhouse, for his handling of domestic violence cases, a stage further by appealing to the Judicial Appointments and Conduct Ombudsman. The...

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National Restorative Justice Week 17th November 2014

This week marks National Restorative Justice Week and here in the Northumbria Police region victims are being put at the heart of this work. Leading this focus is the Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird who is looking...

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Commissioner’s Newsletter – November 2014 11th November 2014

PCCs Newsletter – November 2014

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