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News March 2017

Vera Baird scoops top national personal safety award 27th March 2017

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, Vera Baird DBE QC, was awarded the Suzy Lamplugh National Trust Safer Workplace Award at a ceremony held in London on Thursday, 23RD March. Dame Vera received the award in recognition of her commitment...

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Newsletter from our fantastic partners, Newcastle Street Pastors – March 2017 15th March 2017

Newsletter Spring 2017

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Vera Baird welcomes Government Minister to Newcastle 14th March 2017

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, Vera Baird DBE QC, along with Chief Constable Steve Ashman, last week welcomed Dr Phillip Lee MP to Newcastle to hear about the good work taking place to help and support victims of crime...

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Street Triage team’s success continues for Northumbria Police 7th March 2017

Latest figures show continued success for Northumbria Police’s nationally praised Street Triage service – demonstrating a continued commitment to keeping people with mental health issues out of custody in Northumbria. The Street Triage team which operates in collaboration with...

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Vera Baird welcomes new youth sentencing guidelines 7th March 2017

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, Vera Baird DBE QC, has welcomed new sentencing guidelines, published by the Sentencing Council, to help ‘avoid criminalising children unnecessarily’. The guidelines for judges and magistrates, published today, state that the social and ethnic...

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PCC Dame Vera Baird welcomes ‘long overdue’ compulsory sex education in schools 1st March 2017

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, Vera Baird QC, has welcomed ‘long-overdue’ plans for sex education and relationships education (SRE) to be made compulsory in all schools. Ms Baird has campaigned on the matter for years, along with many others,...

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