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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.

PCCs Mark Anniversary of Strategy to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls 10th December 2014

North East Police and Crime Commissioners Ron Hogg, Vera Baird and Barry Coppinger marked the first anniversary of the region’s first ever strategy to tackle Violence Against Women and Girls, by holding an event attended by professionals from across...

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New Kit in City bars to Help Prevent Underage Drinkers 5th December 2014

New kit in city bars to help prevent underage drinkers Police in Newcastle will be trialing a new ID system in some of the city’s most popular night spots as part of a night time safety initiative made possible...

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Counter Terrorism Awareness Week 25th November 2014

Following yesterday’s launch of counter-terrorism awareness week, Northumbria’s Police & Crime Commissioner, Vera Baird is working in partnership with our communities to ensure we keep Tyne & Wear and Northumberland safe. The awareness message from this week’s national campaign...

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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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