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News September 2016

Northumbria Police shortlisted for living wage award 29th September 2016

Northumbria Police has been shortlisted by the Living Wage Foundation for the Living Wage Champion Awards 2016. The awards recognise Living Wage employers that have made great contributions to communities and industries by implementing and celebrating the Living Wage....

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Vera Baird welcomes proactive operations to tackle burglary 29th September 2016

Think crime prevention this autumn – in a bid to stay safe and beat the burglar. That’s the message from Northumbria Police as the evenings start to draw in. Typically at this time of year police can see a...

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PCC speaks at Labour Party Conference 29th September 2016

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird told the Labour Party annual conference in Liverpool that Labour PCCs were now a ‘permanent part of Labour in Government, using Labour values to transform crime prevention and community safety. ‘ ‘Our...

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Summary of Report by Mrs Dee Collins. 28th September 2016

Temporary Chief Constable, Dee Collins summary in relation to a complaint against the Chief Constable of Northumbria Police. Following a complaint by Mrs Sue Sim, the Police & Crime Commissioner for Northumbria requested that Temporary Chief Constable of West...

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‘Your force, your priorities’ – PCC Vera Baird asks Newcastle for their policing priorities 23rd September 2016

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, Vera Baird QC, is consulting the people of Newcastle on Wednesday 5th October 2016 at Newcastle Civic Centre at 6pm as she looks to help inform her police and crime plan. Chaired by Cllr...

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Vera Baird QC supports Sunderland Pride 21st September 2016

Northumbria Police is proud to take part in this year’s Sunderland Pride event at the weekend. This is the sixth year for the event which takes place on Sunday (September 25) and will see uniformed officers parading with a...

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Vera Baird QC says ‘Sexual abuse against the elderly is a very real problem that must not be ignored’ 21st September 2016

Vera Baird QC, Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner and Chair of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners, says new figures about the scale of alleged sex offences taking place against elderly residents in care homes should act as...

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Vera Baird QC welcomes Government u-turn to exempt refuges from benefit cuts 20th September 2016

Vera Baird QC, Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner and Chair of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners, has welcomed the Government’s announcement to exempt domestic abuse refuges from planned welfare reform and to work with partners on a...

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Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner – Newsletter September 2016 19th September 2016

September 2016 Newsletter

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Labour Group of Police & Crime Commissioner urge Home Secretary to take action 13th September 2016

The Labour Group of Police & Crime Commissioners have today called upon the new Home Secretary, Amber Rudd MP, to finish a job that the Prime Minister promised to do but failed. Mrs Baird and her Labour Police and...

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