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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.

£1M funding announced for local victim services by PCC Kim McGuinness 19th February 2020

Victim services across Northumbria are set to receive more than £1M in funding from Police and Crime Commissioner Kim McGuinness’s Supporting Victims Fund, as part of her ongoing commitment to helping victims affected by crime. This is the first...

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Police precept rise to put more officers on our streets 4th February 2020

Northumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Kim McGuinness, has today (Tuesday, 4, February) confirmed a small rise of 1.99% to Northumbria’s precept, after it was agreed by the Northumbria Police and Crime Panel. The policing precept is the amount you...

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Kim to hold advice surgery in Hexham 29th January 2020

An advice surgery giving Hexham the people of Hexham the chance to speak to Northumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Kim McGuinness, is taking place this month (February) – so they can raise concerns about policing or community safety issues....

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Northumbria residents show support for additional police investment 29th January 2020

Northumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner Kim McGuinness is proposing a small precept rise after residents said they would be happy to support additional investment in their police force. In a survey asking for views on how to fund local...

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A review of Northumbria’s victims’ services is underway 24th January 2020

VICTIMS’ services will be the focus of a new review as Police and Crime Commissioner Kim McGuinness sets out her commitment to helping people effected by crime. The police commissioner is carrying out an independent review of services funded...

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