North East forensic teams join forces to create region wide unit
Two North East police forces teamed up to create a joint forensics unit.
Durham and Northumbria police have pooled their resources creating the team which will cover an area stretching from Berwick to Darlington.
But it’s not a first – already Durham and Cleveland have created a joint roads policing unit which has gone on to star in Channel Five’s Police Interceptors.
The team will be responsible for crime scene investigation, fingerprinting and footwear comparison.
Vera Baird QC, police and crime commissioner for Northumbria, said: “This is another example of excellent collaboration work... read more
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