Police & Crime Commissioner for Northumbria
The PCC is responsible for overseeing the Chief Constable and hold the Chief to account to ensure an efficient and effective police service for the area.
The PCC and Chief Constable are governed by guidelines based on principles of goodwill, professionalism, openness and trust.
The Police and Crime Panel (PCP) scrutinises and supports the PCC. The panel is made up of at least ten councillors from the six local councils along with two co-opted members.
The elections for the PCC for Northumbria last took place on November 15, 2012 and Vera Baird was elected, taking office on 22 November, 2012.
PCC - Vera Baird
Police and Crime Commissioner
Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria
2nd Floor Victory House
Balliol Business Park
Newcastle upon Tyne