Crimestoppers: 0800 555 111

Child Abuse
Childline: 0800 11 11
NSPCC: 0808 800 5000

Honour Based Violence
CHOICE: 0800 599 365

Domestic Abuse
Helpline: 0800 066 5555
NCDV: 0844 8044 999

Sexual Assault (R.E.A.C.H)
Newcastle:  0191 221 9222
Sunderland: 0191 565 3725

Victims of Crime
Victim Support: 0845 303 0900

How do I report to ARCH?
Phone 0800 032 3288
This is available 24 hours a day and is free.
There is a translation service to over 100 languages.

Current Campaigns

Domestic Abuse - Children Can Learn By Example

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Crime prevention advice

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Bogus callers

Most callers to your home are genuine, but there are a few who are not. It is important to take precautions to prevent bogus callers from getting into your home.

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Online Safety

Desktop computers, smartphones and tablets, used properly can add immeasurably to education and communication. But you do need to follow some guidelines to ensure that they are used safely.

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Vehicle security

After your home the most expensive thing you will buy is a car, whether for business or pleasure.

Advice for victims of crime

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Domestic abuse

Domestic abuse happens every day, in every part of the UK.  Each minute in the UK, the police receive a call from the public for assistance about domestic abuse.

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Child abuse

Northumbria Police ensures that all allegations involving child abuse are investigated thoroughly but sensitively, always putting first the needs of children who are at risk of harm.