Local area news

Police in Sunderland obtain criminal behaviour order for repeat offender
23 Jun 17 15:30 PM
Racial abuse incidents investigated in Houghton
23 Jun 17 12:41 PM
Collision in Sunderland
22 Jun 17 09:39 AM
Police arrest 18 people in crackdown on organised crime in Sunderland
14 Jun 17 10:30 AM
Man found guilty of sex offences
09 Jun 17 10:00 AM

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Area Command Headquarters

Southwick station

Church Bank, Southwick, Sunderland. SR5 2DU

Telephone: 101
Opening hours: Opening Hours: Open 24 hours

Google Map Directions

Google map showing the location

Who's who

Superintendent Ged Noble Ged Noble
( 7068 )
Chief Superintendent

Southern Area Command covers the local authority areas of Sunderland City Council and South Tyneside Council.

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.

Ways To Take Action

There are several ways in which you can get involved in policing your local area: