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News March 2020

Kim McGuinness launches urgent Coronavirus Response Fund for frontline charities 30th March 2020

  Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Kim McGuinness has brought forward the annual £200,000 community fund as a new project designed to help local charity organisations continue their vital work. Across the region hundreds of organisations are facing an...

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New Police Officer recruits welcomed to the Force 25th March 2020

A new cohort of police recruits have been sworn-in as officers – and told their communities “need them now more than ever”. The 79 recruits joined the ranks at Northumbria Police on Monday, ahead of an intensive training period...

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Kim McGuinness’s statement with Chief Constable Winton Keenen in relation to Covid-19 24th March 2020

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Kim McGuinness has today issued a statement, alongside Chief Constable Winton Keenen. She said: “Across our region, along with the rest of the UK, we are being asked to adjust to a new, temporary,...

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Covid19 Statement from Kim McGuinness 20th March 2020

STATEMENT FROM NORTHUMBRIA POLICE AND CRIME COMMISSIONER Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Kim McGuinness has today echoed the reassurances given by Northumbria Police Chief Constable Winton Keenen, as the region faces up to the challenges presented by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)....

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Police Commissioner announces multi-million pound crime fighting package 13th March 2020

Police Commissioner Kim McGuinness has announced a multi-million pound investment package in Northumbria Police as part of her “force fit for the future” plans. The Police and Crime Commissioner has backed the Chief Constable with a raft of investment...

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February 2020 9th March 2020

OPCC Newsletter February 2020  

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More hate crime champions to be recruited across Northumbria 6th March 2020

‘I want there to be hate crime champions everywhere’ – that’s the message from Police and Crime Commissioner, Kim McGuinness, as Northumbria Police’s hate awareness training continues throughout Northumbria. The initiative is a direct response to concerns of under-reporting...

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Police Commissioner Kim McGuinness announces major Taser roll out 2nd March 2020

Police Commissioner Kim McGuinness announces major Taser roll out Police and Crime Commissioner Kim McGuinness has announced plans to back crime fighting efforts with a major new roll out of Tasers. Hundreds of Northumbria Police’s front line officers will...

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