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News May 2020

PCC set to welcome hundreds of new police officers 27th May 2020

A major recruitment drive to get hundreds of new police officers on our streets by the end of 2020 is fully on track says Police and Crime Commissioner, Kim McGuinness. Despite challenges due to the Coronavirus pandemic, an emergency...

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Extra cash available for domestic and sexual abuse support 21st May 2020

LOCAL voluntary sector services who support domestic abuse and sexual violence victims are being urged to apply for a second round of emergency funding to help them continue supporting victims through the Coronavirus pandemic. Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner,...

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REOFFENDING RATES ACROSS YOUNG PEOPLE ARE FALLING, SHOWING OUR INDIVIDUAL BASED APPROACH IS WORKING AND IMPROVING LIVES 18th May 2020

Reoffending rates amongst vulnerable young people across Northumbria are falling after funding from the PCC launched the Out of Court Disposal programme – a new way of diverting young people away from a life crime, and instead given high...

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PCC sets out plan for policing the lockdown and recovery 14th May 2020

Police and Crime Commissioner Kim McGuinness has set out her plans for policing during the lockdown and the crucial changes that will need to happen as the region looks to recovery. From monitoring fines issued by frontline officers to...

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Children Affected by Domestic Abuse: Response Fund launched 5th May 2020

Police Commissioner Kim McGuinness is preparing an emergency funding package to help children at risk of domestic abuse during the Coronavirus lockdown. Across the region charities and support groups have urged people to get in touch if they are...

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