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News February 2016

Northumbria Police launch their own Association of Women in Policing 3rd February 2016

Northumbria Police have launched their own Association of Women in Policing as they look to inspire their future leaders in the force. The force currently has a good reputation when it comes to promoting women to leadership positions but...

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Keeping cops on the beat 3rd February 2016

The Police and Crime Panel for Northumbria have unanimously approved the Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner’s proposed increase to the police precept (the police element of the council tax) of 10p per week for a band D property. The...

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Vera Baird urges Home Secretary to take action 3rd February 2016

Following news that American blogger Daryush Valizadeh known as Roosh V has organised rallies in various cities across the world this weekend, including Newcastle, Northumbria’s Police & Crime Commissioner, Vera Baird QC, has written to the Home Secretary, Theresa...

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Four jailed for over 20 years for burglaries 1st February 2016

Four men from Manchester have been sentenced to more than 20 years after a series of offences across the country. All pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit burglary: Michael Rowlinson, 25, of no fixed abode was sentenced to 4...

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