Cumbria Police praised for financial management

In a report released today, Cumbria Police have been praised by police investigators for managing their finances. The force is on target to meet all of its targets - including having to make savings of nearly £5m over the next two years.

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Crime figures 'need to be seen in context'

In a report released today, Cumbria Police have been praised for managing their finances.

According to Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary, the force is on course to meet all its targets.

Cumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner said that, while violent crime was up and domestic violence is still a problem, he suggested that those figures need to be seen in context.

Cumbria Police 'on course' to meet savings target

In a report released today, Cumbria Police have been praised for managing their finances.

According to Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary, the force is on course to meet all its targets, including savings of nearly £5m over the next two years.

Overall, Cumbria Police is aiming to save £16.6m by 2018.

Inspectors also noted that the force has a higher level of victim satisfaction than other forces across the country for the past year.

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