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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.

Kim McGuinness’s first 100 days as Police and Crime Commissioner: Delivering on her promises 29th October 2019

Tuesday (29 October) marks 100 days since Kim McGuinness took over as Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria and set to work on a preventative approach to crime as well as doing everything within her power to ensure more...

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PCC Kim McGuinness supports Rural Crime Week of Action 8th October 2019

This coming week, as part of the national Rural Crime Week of Action, Northumbria Police and partners will once again join forces in a show of support against rural crime. Officers, staff and volunteers from across the region will...

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Planning in place to reduce and prevent serious violence and criminal exploitation in Newcastle 26th September 2019

Key stakeholders in Newcastle will come together on Thursday to shape an action plan aimed at reducing and preventing instances of criminal exploitation and serious violence in the city. Approximately 150 representatives from Northumbria Police, Newcastle City Council and...

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Police and Crime Commissioner visits knife crime session at Foundation Kicks 4th September 2019

Police and Crime Commissioner visits knife crime session at Foundation Kicks Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Kim McGuinness has visited young Newcastle United Foundation footballers learning about the laws, risks and impact of knife crime. The Commissioner took time...

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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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