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News November 2017

Commissioner hosts North East event on services for domestic abuse perpetrators 28th November 2017

Northumbria Police & Crime Commissioner Dame Vera Baird QC hosts special event in the North East on safe and effective services for perpetrators of domestic violence and abuse On Day 4 of the annual 16 Days of Action to...

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Prudhoe police move to community base 27th November 2017

Police in Prudhoe have re-located to a new community base today (Monday, November 27) at the Spetchells Centre in the town. Neighbourhood officers now have a public enquiries desk on the ground floor of the Centre, which is open...

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Christmas Consent Campaign 24th November 2017

‘Sex without consent is rape’ is the Christmas campaign from Police and Crime Commissioner Dame Vera Baird QC and Northumbria Police this year. The Commissioner and T/Chief Constable Winton Keenen will be launching the campaign among party-goers at The...

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Dame Vera Baird QC welcomes Supreme Court ruling on the Minimum Unit Pricing of alcohol 15th November 2017

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, Dame Vera Baird QC, welcomes Supreme Court ruling on the Minimum Unit Pricing of alcohol Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria Dame Vera Baird QC said: “Misuse of alcohol can have a crippling impact...

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Praise for police response to domestic abuse 14th November 2017

INITIATIVES by Northumbria Police to support victims of domestic abuse have been recognised in a national report. The Force’s proactive approach with independent domestic violence workers accompanying officers on patrol is highlighted in the report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate...

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Commissioner hails success of Blyth 12 Streets Operation 10th November 2017

A month long operation in Blyth, which ended this week, has seen a host of multi-agency activities, all aimed at improving the quality of life for residents. Officers from Blyth Neighbourhood Policing Team have been carrying out a series...

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Northumbria Police praised as ‘Good’ in latest inspection 9th November 2017

A positive culture with an excellent understanding of the demand for its services and solid financial plans – those are the findings of the latest independent report into Northumbria Police. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue...

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Cost of meeting rising crime revealed by PCCs 1st November 2017

The cost of meeting the rise in crime whilst investing to stem that rise and protect the public has been revealed.   Evidence gathered by PCCs and Police Chiefs shows that £440m extra is required in 2018/19 and £845m...

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