Crime

Crime
Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital'Picture by Jane Coltman

A frontline view of our services

Readers may recall me writing a few weeks ago about an initiative of mine to spend some time on the frontline with our local emergency services to see some of the issues they face on a day-to-day basis.

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Northumbria Police.

Cuts leave police under-resourced

People will know that I had a few run-ins with the police as a flying picket during the Great Miners’ Strike and was arrested twice, but that was over 30 years ago and in extraordinary circumstances.

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Northumbria Police cracks down on fraud

More than £1 million of fraudulent transactions have been prevented thanks to an initiative which sees Northumbria Police work with banks to protect vulnerable people being swindled out of their savings.

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Hate crime is on the increase.

Don’t suffer hate crime in silence

A hate incident is any that the victim, or anyone else, thinks is based on someone’s prejudice towards them because of their race, religion, sexual orientation, disability or because they are transgender.

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