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Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner is supporting a campaign for victims of revenge pornography and upskirting to be better protected by the law. Dame Vera Baird QC is calling upon the government to recognise the non-consensual nature of image-based sexual abuse. She said: “The law does not currently adequately protect victims of upskirting, another emerging […]

Northumbria Police can today confirm the latest rollout of the ‘MyStreet’ app for people living and working in Sunderland. The app was initially created for the residents of Northumberland in October 2017 as an easy way for members of the public to report issues which affect their local community. People can download the app and […]

The University of Sunderland has launched a campaign this week tackling attitudes to hate crime, harassment and violence. The campaign, which includes an animated video, posters and a poem focusing on what is acceptable behaviour, has been created by two University of Sunderland graduates. The new campaign was created in response to a national call […]

The University of Sunderland’s Student Union has launched a new initative that celebrates the city’s student friendly venues! Sunderland Students’ Union (SU) have launched their new City Venues Guide, with funding from Northumbria Police and Crime Commission. The project aims to give students safe spaces to go in Sunderland City centre which celebrate inclusivity, diversity […]

There are lots of great opportunities for people wanting a career with Northumbria Police – and an apprenticeship scheme is a fantastic option. As we celebrate National Apprenticeship Week (NAW 2018), we throw the spotlight on our newest apprentice, Freddie Bowlby. Freddie joined the Force as our Media and Communications Assistant at the start of […]

Singletons are being offered advice by a new Tinder account this Valentine’s Day – set up by Northumbria Police. The app is one of the most well-known dating site around with more than 26 million people matching each other every day. Its success has gone hand-in-hand with an increase in the number of subscribers to […]

Authorities in Sunderland are working together in response to videos being shared on messaging platforms between pupils at local schools. Yesterday, a teenage boy was arrested on suspicion of malicious communication in connection with threats made to place a bomb at a school in the city. Two youths have been arrested on suspicion of possessing […]

The charity Stonewall has announced the country’s top employers today – with Northumbria Police jumping almost 100 places to its highest-ever position. Today (Wednesday) the LGBT+ charity announced their list of the best performing employers on their Workplace Equality Index 2018. The index is their annual audit of workplace culture for lesbian, gay, bi and trans […]

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