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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.

Statement from LA7 leaders – 27th January 2021 27th January 2021

Statement from LA7 leaders 100,000 deaths signals a grim milestone in the fight against Covid-19 “Every single one of us has suffered as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and the sacrifices we make are done so in an...

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A rising number of assaults against emergency workers are a stark reminder of the urgent need for priority vaccinations’ says PCC Kim McGuinness 22nd January 2021

LATEST figures from Northumbria Police reveal that assaults on officers were up 38 per cent between April and December 2020 compared to the same period the previous year and assaults using spitting or relating to COVID  have accounted for...

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THOUSANDS HAVE THEIR VIEWS ON POLICING & CRIME HEARD, AS POLICE COMMISSIONER ANNOUNCES FUTURE POLICING PLAN 14th January 2021

THOUSANDS HAVE THEIR VIEWS ON POLICING & CRIME HEARD, AS POLICE COMMISSIONER ANNOUNCES FUTURE POLICING PLAN Northumbria’s Police & Crime Commissioner calls on residents to give their views on her proposed Police & Crime Plan following months of feedback,...

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Statement from LA7 leaders – 11th January 2021 11th January 2021

Statement from LA7 leaders “As we enter the second week of the third national lockdown, we once again thank all residents who have done their bit by staying at home as much possible. “These efforts, coupled with the widespread...

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PCC Kim McGuinness asks local people what they would pay to support policing in the region 11th January 2021

PCC Kim McGuinness asks local people what they would pay to support policing in the region THE region’s police and crime commissioner Kim McGuinness is asking local people to share their views on how to fund the policing of...

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