Students who forget to lock their doors and close windows will be paid a visit by a different kind of pizza delivery man – in a new campaign launched by police in Newcastle. Areas such as Heaton and Jesmond have large student populations and officers in the area believe thieves could be targeting student properties […]

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 River Wear and surrounding coastal areas are being patrolled as part of a new initiative. Border force have 6 different vessels that are part of the Maritime Command. They patrol over 11 million miles of UK coastline. The name of the operation, Kraken, comes from an old Nordic tale of a giant sea monster […]

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 […]

A city-wide Public Space Protection Order is being proposed by Sunderland City Council in partnership with Northumbria Police. A central Sunderland order was consulted on, backed and introduced in April 2017. The City Council is now consulting for an order to cover all Sunderland’s open spaces from parks to shopping centres. You can comment on […]

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 […]

Northumbria Police are participating in a National Police Chief Council (NPCC) led campaign running from Monday 22nd to Sunday 28th January 2018. This is a follow up to the July, 2017 campaign when nationally 2,509 mobile phone offences were detected with 8,358 motorists being stopped. New legislation came into effect on the March 1, 2017. […]

Police appealing for information after a man was stabbed in South Shields. The incident happened at 6.30pm last night (Thursday, January 18). The victim and offender left an address in Marshal Wallis Road when there was an altercation between them at the junction with Bertram Street and Alice Street. The victim, a 33 year old […]

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