Local area news

Coastwatch scheme launched in Sunderland
26 Apr 17 08:38 AM
Police rev up to put the brakes on motorbike disorder
26 Apr 17 08:29 AM
Man's death in Sunderland now treated as murder
25 Apr 17 19:00 PM
Disorder Disruption Days target anti-social behaviour
25 Apr 17 09:06 AM
42-year-old man assaulted in Washington
19 Apr 17 14:32 PM

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Area Command Headquarters

Southwick station

Church Bank, Southwick, Sunderland. SR5 2DU

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

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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: