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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.

Northumbria Receiving National Recognition 20th November 2014

Special mention was made of the work being undertaken by Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird by the Home Secretary Theresa May at the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners’ Annual Conference in Harrogate. Mrs May was recognising...

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North East Commissioners Take Their Complaint Further with the Ombudsman 18th November 2014

The three north east Police and Crime Commissioners have today taken their complaint of misconduct against Judge George Moorhouse, for his handling of domestic violence cases, a stage further by appealing to the Judicial Appointments and Conduct Ombudsman. The...

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Group on Track to Get to Art of Matter at Metro Station 10th November 2014

THE walls of a South Tyneside Metro station are now looking brighter following the unveiling of a new artwork. Members of the community group Bright Futures have created two feature pieces for Chichester Metro station in South Shields. The...

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Commissioner Welcomes Local Mental Health Pledge 15th October 2014

A locally organised event supporting people experiencing a mental health crisis has been welcomed by Vera Baird. The Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria was speaking about the Mental Health Crisis Care Concordat workshop being held later this month...

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Requirement  to commission a Domestic Abuse Perpetrators Intervention Programme for the City of Sunderland 8th October 2014

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria Police has a requirement  to commission a Domestic Abuse Perpetrators Intervention Programme for the City of Sunderland. Domestic Abuse is a priority within the Commissioner’s Violence against Women and Girls Strategy and...

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