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Our Commitment

Northumbria Police is committed to tackling crime in your area.

We want to know what your issues are and how we can help solve them.

You can view our commitment to you here.

You can contact us via the 'Feedback' link or you can call the police on:

Call 999 if there is any danger or risk to life or a crime in progress.

Call 101 for non-emergencies.
This is a general number to contact the police and request information or advice.

Text 07786 200 814 for non-emergencies.

Neighbourhood priorities

Northumbria Police aims to meet our commitment to you.

The following Neighbourhood priorities relate to your area:

1. April 2014: Prevention and detection of shoplifting offences in North Shields town centre, Silverlink and Royal Quays.

“What you told us”

There has been an increase in reports of shoplifting in North Shields town centre, Silverlink and Royal Quays.

“What we are doing about it”

Additional uniformed police patrols are being carried out to prevent further offences.

Stop and search powers will be robustly used to deal with anyone suspected of committing an offence.

We are working closely with the retailers and their loss prevention teams to apprehend offenders.

“Keeping you informed”

There continues to be frequent arrests for shoplifting.

Offenders arrested and charged with shoplifting offences have been banned from shops participating in the Shopwatch schemes.

We aim to work with the local community and would welcome any feedback.

Details of the North Shields Neighbourhood Policing Team and areas of responsibility can be found here:

http://www.northumbria.police.uk/your_neighbourhood/north_tyneside/north_shields/


2. April 2014: Prevention and detection of burglaries in the West Chirton and Billy Mill areas.

“What you told us”

There has been an increase in the number of reports of burglaries including break-ins of sheds, garages and outhouses in the West Chirton and Billy Mill areas.

“What we are doing about it”

Additional uniformed police patrols are being carried out to prevent further offences and provide reassurance to the public.

Officers in plain clothes are carrying out foot patrols.

Additional bike patrols are being carried out in the area.

Members of the public are asked to contact the Police should they have any information on suspicious activity.

“Keeping you informed”

A number of search warrants have been executed and arrests have been made.

Officers have been involved in delivering crime prevention leaflets and giving advice to householders.

We aim to work with the local community and would welcome any feedback.

Details of the North Shields Neighbourhood Policing Team and areas of responsibility can be found here:

http://www.northumbria.police.uk/your_neighbourhood/north_tyneside/north_shields/


3. April 2014: Prevention and detection of violent crime offences across the North Shields sector.

“What you told us” 

There have been a number of reports of violent crime offences across the North Shields sector.

“What we are doing about it”

Additional uniformed police patrols are being carried out to prevent crime and to identify and arrest offenders.

Additional bicycle patrols have been carried out in the area.

Stop and search powers will be robustly used to deal with anyone suspected of committing an offence. 

“Keeping you informed”

We aim to work with the local community and would welcome any feedback.

Details of the North Shields Neighbourhood Policing Team and areas of responsibility can be found on the Northumbria Police website:

 http://www.northumbria.police.uk/your_neighbourhood/north_tyneside/north_shields/