Crime

Northumbria Police rated to be “Good” by Inspectorate

Northumbria Police rated to be “Good” by Inspectorate

Northumbria Police has been given a “good” rating in the latest Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary inspection. The report highlighted: “outstanding practice in the way it (The Force) supports vulnerable victims.” Inspectors have said that Northumbria Police gives “excellent service to victims”, especially those affected by more serious crimes such as […]

NSPCC launch dedicated hotline for victims of sexual abuse

NSPCC launch dedicated hotline for victims of sexual abuse

Following shocking relevations from ex-Sunderland footballer, Paul Stewart, who has recently opened up about his shocking childhood abuse; the NSPCC has launched a dedicated hotline for victims of sexual abuse. Courageous former professional footballers, Andy Woodward, Steve Walters and Paul Stewart have spoken about the abuse they suffered too. (Photography credit: […]

Five arrests made in Gateshead dawn raids

Five arrests made in Gateshead dawn raids

Five people have been arrested in early morning raids as police crack down on organised crime. Earlier this year Operation Falkland was set up to disrupt the supply of class A drugs and dismantle organised crime. The six month long investigation resulted in the arrests today. This morning warrants were carried […]