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News July 2015

Crime Statistics Show Northumbria Police Is The Top Force for Victim Satisfaction 16th July 2015

Latest figures for the Northumbria Police region show victims are the most satisfied in the country in terms of service. The User Satisfaction Survey, for the 12 months ending March 2015, found that 92.2% of victims in Northumbria were...

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Commissioner Baird Supports National Day of Honour 14th July 2015

Northumbria Police and its Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird are urging victims of honour-based violence and forced marriage not to suffer in silence. The plea comes as part of today’s annual national day of remembrance for those killed...

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The Commissioner’s response to the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman Bulletin on New Psychoactive Substances 7th July 2015

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird commenting on the bulletin published by the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman on new psychoactive substances (NPS) and prisoner deaths. “These substances are dangerous and pose huge risks whether taken in or outside...

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The Commissioner’s Response to HMIC’s Report on Keeping Children Safe 2nd July 2015

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria, Vera Baird, responding to the publication of HMIC’s Report in harm’s way: the role of the police in keeping children safe. She said: “Keeping children safe is one of our major priorities...

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GPS Proximity Device Launch 1st July 2015

Northumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird has funded a unique new pilot scheme that aims to reduce incidents of domestic abuse and potentially save victim’s lives. The Domestic Abuse Perpetrator GPS Proximity Device Pilot is a voluntary scheme...

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