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News September 2018

Sold sign goes up on old Ponteland Headquarters 27th September 2018

Northumbria Police and its Police and Crime Commissioner, Dame Vera Baird QC, have sold the former outdated HQ to support the Force following £150m Government cuts. The previous headquarter site at Ponteland, which is no longer needed for operational policing,...

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Northumbria Local Criminal Justice Board (LCJB) Response to the Strengthening Probation, Building Confidence Consultation 19th September 2018

Overview: The Chair of the LCJB shares the views of the board on the future structure and services provided by the probation system. To read the full consultation response please click on the following link Probation Consultation Response

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Northumbria Police working with family of Alice Ruggles to train officers on stalking legislation 12th September 2018

The family of a young woman murdered by her ex-boyfriend have been working with Northumbria Police to develop a training package on stalking and harassment which has now been shared with other forces. Alice Ruggles, 24, was killed at...

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Northumbria PCC’s response to the Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC) inquiry on Modern Slavery 6th September 2018

Overview: It has been three years since the Modern Slavery Act 2015 came into force. In this inquiry response, the PCC reflects on the progress made so far and considers what further action is needed to tackle Modern Slavery....

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Schools back! Staff at Safetyworks! gear up for a busy autumn term 6th September 2018

School’s back! That means staff at an innovative safety centre which teaches children about crime prevention and keeping safe by involving them in real-life scenarios are gearing up for a busy autumn term. This September will see the North...

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Northumbria Police appoint Debbie Ford as new Assistant Chief Constable 5th September 2018

Northumbria Police have today (Wednesday) announced the appointment of a new Assistant Chief Constable – and they will be welcoming back a familiar face. Assistant Chief Constable Debbie Ford joined Northumbria as a PC in 1993 before rising through...

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