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News August 2015

Violence Against Women and Girls – Summer 2015 Newsletter 27th August 2015

Violence Against Women and Girls Newsletter – Summer 2015

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Commissioner’s Response – HMIC Inspection of Crime Data Integrity 27th August 2015

I refer to the HMIC report on their inspection of ‘Crime Data Integrity in Northumbria published in September 2014. There are a number of recommendations to improve crime data integrity within Northumbria police and an action plan will be...

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Commissioner’s Response – HMIC Crime Inspection Force Reports 27th August 2015

I refer to the HMIC report on their inspection of ‘Crime’ in Northumbria published in September 2014.  This report gets to the heart of policing and provides me, as Police and Crime Commissioner, with reassurance that Northumbria Police are...

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Commissioner’s Response – HMIC Inspection – Core Business: an inspection into crime prevention, police attendance and the use of police time 27th August 2015

HMIC Inspection of Core Business: an inspection into crime prevention, police attendance and the use of police time. I refer to the HMIC report Core Business: An inspection into crime prevention, police attendance and the use of police time...

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Sexual Exploitation Victims Helped with Funding from Commissioner 24th August 2015

More victims of sexual exploitation will be helped thanks to funding from Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird’s Supporting Victims Fund. Changing Lives will receive over £65,000 from the fund to expand their Girls are Proud (GAP) and...

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Male Victims of Domestic Violence Supported by Commissioner Funding 21st August 2015

More male victims of domestic abuse will receive help and support following funding from Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird. Commissioner Baird has awarded £2,000 to Community Counselling Cooperative from her Supporting Victims Fund – a fund set...

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Children’s Charity Given Cash Boost by Commissioner 21st August 2015

A leading children’s charity helping to break the cycle of abuse and violence experienced by women and their children has been awarded funding from Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird. The fund was made available by Commissioner Baird...

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Young Victims of Crime Helped by Commissioner Funding 20th August 2015

Services for young victims of crime in North Tyneside will be extended after a successful bid to Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird’s Supporting Victims Fund. Someone Cares will receive over £17,500 from the fund set up by...

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Chield Sexual Exploitation tackled With Commissioner Funding 18th August 2015

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird is helping a South Tyneside charity tackle Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) through her Supporting Victims Fund. Commissioner Baird has granted an application from Bright Futures for a cash boost to help them...

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Charity Helping the Blind and Visually Impaired Given Cash Boost by Commissioner 18th August 2015

A Newcastle charity helping those who are blind and partially sighted has been given extra money to carry out their vital work courtesy of Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird’s Supporting Victims Fund. The fund was made available...

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