An employment tribunal has heard that the former Chief Constable of Northumbria Police 'flipped' over gossip about a colleague's affair.Read the full story ›
West Yorkshire Police is looking into allegations made by former Northumbria Police Chief Constable Sue Sim who has made a complaint against the force she once ran.
Northumbria Police has not released details about the complaint but this statement has been issued:
"A complaint has been received from Mrs Sim which is being looked at independently by West Yorkshire Police. It would be inappropriate for Northumbria Police to make any comment while the matter is being investigated."
West Yorkshire Police released this comment:
"We have been approached by Northumbria Police to assist in an enquiry in relation to issues raised about Chief Constable Steve Ashman. The appropriate authority in relation to this is the Office of the Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner. Any questions should be directed to them."
"The complainant required that an outside force be asked to conduct an enquiry into her complaint. IPCC guidelines have been followed."
The Northumbria Police boss Sue Sim has admitted showing "frustration" and raising her voice after a report cleared her of wrongdoing.Read the full story ›
The Northumbria Police Chief Constable Sue Sim has been cleared of any wrongdoing by an independent report.Read the full story ›
The Northumbria Police Chief Constable Sue Sim has been cleared of any wrongdoing by an independent report. However, she has been criticised for her management style and told to apologise, in particular to two officers.
The Chief Constable of Northumbria has promised not to cut the number of police on the beat, despite millions of pounds of new cutbacks.
The force most save £46 million by March 2017. The savings will include the loss of 430 jobs including at least 200 police officers.
Chief Constable Sue Sim described the cuts as 'devastating' but said they would not have an impact on the force's ability to fight crime. She spoke to Helen Ford: