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A rising number of assaults against emergency workers are a stark reminder of the urgent need for priority vaccinations’ says PCC Kim McGuinness 22nd January 2021

LATEST figures from Northumbria Police reveal that assaults on officers were up 38 per cent between April and December 2020 compared to the same period the previous year and assaults using spitting or relating to COVID  have accounted for...

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Roll this scheme out for just £3.9M and improve the system for sexual violence and abuse victims” says Police Commissioner, Kim McGuinness 2nd December 2020

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner is calling on the Government to roll-out an innovative Northumbria pilot scheme UK-wide – to support sexual violence and abuse victims and improve their experience of seeking justice. Just £3.9 million annually in England...

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Kim McGuinness named NE Youth’s latest ambassador 2nd January 2020

LEADING youth development charity NE Youth is celebrating its 85th anniversary in 2020 with new high-profile ambassadors and a range of activities centred around the theme of ‘Healthy and Happy’ as it embarks on a quest to raise £85,000....

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Kim McGuinness’s first 100 days as Police and Crime Commissioner: Delivering on her promises 29th October 2019

Tuesday (29 October) marks 100 days since Kim McGuinness took over as Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria and set to work on a preventative approach to crime as well as doing everything within her power to ensure more...

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PCC Kim McGuinness supports Rural Crime Week of Action 8th October 2019

This coming week, as part of the national Rural Crime Week of Action, Northumbria Police and partners will once again join forces in a show of support against rural crime. Officers, staff and volunteers from across the region will...

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