Northumbria Police FAQs

Each week, Northumbria Police receives hundreds of calls from members of the public asking for answers to various questions.

We have created a frequently asked questions (FAQs) section answering your most popular questions.

Please choose from the categories listed below or use the links on the 'Choose a page' section.

If you can't find what you're looking for, over 500 of the most popular questions and answers are now available on a national police FAQs website run by the Police National Legal Database (PNLD).

It provides information to the public about situations they will come across in their everyday life, such as personal safety, anti-social behaviour, what to do if an alarm is sounding, when to report a road traffic collision to the police and fixed penalty notices.

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Attending court

Contacting Northumbria Police

Domestic Violence

Force Information

Freedom of Information Act

Jobs and recruiting

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Motoring and vehicles


Performance and results

Youth Issues