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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.

Vera Baird praises cadets for 1,000 hours of volunteering in ONE WEEK 14th June 2017

Northumbria Police have praised their fantastic volunteer cadets – after the teenagers racked up more than 1,000 hours of volunteering in just ONE WEEK. Around 300 of the police cadets volunteered across the force area as part of National...

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Vera Baird grateful for volunteers who support policing 7th June 2017

Northumbria Police and Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird DBE QC, have reinforced their commitment to those who give up their own time to support policing as part of National Volunteer Week. National Volunteer Week, which runs from June...

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Vera Baird and Northumbria Police host conference to thank volunteers 2nd June 2017

Northumbria Police and Northumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner are once again hosting a Volunteer’s Conference to recognise the fantastic role those who give up their own time to support policing play.   Last year Northumbria’s volunteers were celebrated at...

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Vera Baird supports Summer Drink and Drug Drive campaign 1st June 2017

Northumbria Police and Police and Crime Commissioner are backing a national summer campaign to clampdown on drink and drug driving. Officers will be out on the roads during a ‘Month of Action’ this June in support of the National...

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Terror threat update from Northumbria Police and Police and Crime Commissioner 25th May 2017

Wednesday 24, May – Last night the Prime Minister, announced the threat level was raised to CRITICAL – ‘an attack maybe imminent’. Today, Chief Constable Steve Ashman, said: “In response to this heightened threat the public will see an...

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