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Local Press Releases

Here you will find press releases that relate to the Commissioners role specifically in Northumbria. All media enquiries should be made to the OPCC by telephoning 0191 221 9800.

Christmas Message from Commissioner Baird 14th December 2017

As the year draws to a close, we can look back on what has been an eventful and busy 12 months for Northumbria Police. Despite all the challenges our police officers and staff continue to deliver an excellent service...

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Equip your kids with cyber sense before they log on to their new devices this Christmas. 4th December 2017

That’s the message behind a new campaign, from Northumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner Dame Vera Baird QC and the Force, aimed at protecting children from online sexual exploitation. It is hoped parents and carers can ensure children are equipped...

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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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