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News August 2019

PCC Kim McGuinness puts police funding pressure on Home Secretary 27th August 2019

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, Kim McGuinness, is continuing to pile pressure on the Government to give the green light to start recruiting local officers as soon as possible. In an open letter to Home Secretary, Priti Patel MP,...

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PCC and Chief meet the Force’s dedicated cyber volunteers 23rd August 2019

A team of experts who volunteer their time to help tackle cybercrime have been praised for their hard work and dedication by Police and Crime Commissioner Kim McGuinness, Northumbria Police’s Chief Constable Winton Keenen who dropped in to meet...

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Commissioner Kim McGuinness awards funding to Sunderland groups 15th August 2019

This week, Commissioner, Kim McGuinness visited two of the Wearside groups who were awarded funding from her Community Fund to tackle hate crime and support mental health services.  Yesterday (Wednesday), the Commissioner visited Sunderland Bangladesh Centre who received a...

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PCC promises to be accessible and open minded and vows to understand what people want and to put their priorities into action 9th August 2019

Northumbria’s new Police and Crime Commissioner, Kim McGuinness, promises to be accessible and open minded and vows to understand what people want and to put their priorities into action, as she spends time with officers and staff during her...

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Police and Commissioner hail ‘superb’ commitment of volunteers in rural crime clampdown 9th August 2019

More than 120 volunteers supported police officers and staff across the North of England as part of an ongoing clampdown on rural crime. Operation Checkpoint – which is the biggest rural policing operation of its kind in the country...

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Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner puts pledge to tackle hate crime into action 7th August 2019

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Kim McGuinness has spent time with the force’s community engagement teams to talk about putting her pledge to tackle hate crime in action. When she was elected last month (July), Commissioner McGuinness identified hate...

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PCC Newsletter – August 2019 7th August 2019

August 2019 Newsletter (PDF)

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Government domestic abuse proposals must not let rural victims down’, says Police and Crime Commissioner, Kim McGuinness 6th August 2019

That’s the message from Commissioner McGuinness as part of her response to the Department of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s inquiry into domestic abuse support provisions. The inquiry is seeking views on the future delivery of support to victims...

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Northumbria’s new Police and Crime Commissioner, Kim McGuinness confirms her commitment to tackling rural crime as new figures are released. 5th August 2019

A national report released today (Monday), revealed how residents in Northumbria continue to be amongst those least affected by rural crime but we aren’t complacent. Commissioner McGuinness said “One rural crime is one too many, whether it be the...

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Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner praises brave police officer after she wrestled with a gang of armed thieves – while off-duty in a sun dress and sandals. 2nd August 2019

A brave police officer has been praised by the region’s top cop after she wrestled with a gang of armed thieves – while off-duty in a sun dress and sandals. Tracy Cook was visiting relatives with two of her...

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