Northumbria Police

Northumbria Police is a territorial police force in England. It is responsible for policing the metropolitan boroughs of Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead, North Tyneside, South Tyneside and the City of Sunderland, as well as the ceremonial county of Northumberland. It is the largest police force in the North East by geographical area and number of officers. The force covers an area of 2,141 square miles (5,550 km2) with a population of 1.46 million.[1]

Northumbria Police
Badge of the Northumbria Police
MottoProud to protect
Agency overview
Formed1974
Legal personalityPolice force
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdiction
Map of Northumbria Police's jurisdiction
Size2,141 square miles (5,550 km2)[1]
Population1.46 million[1]
Operational structure
Overviewed by
HeadquartersWallsend[2]
Police officers3,280 (including 125 special constables)
Police staffs
Police and crime commissioner responsible
Agency executive
Website
www.northumbria.police.uk