- Tyne Tees
Northumbria Police officers have been called in to boost Olympic venue security in Newcastle, only days after troops were called on to fill gaps because of G4S staffing shortages.
ITV Tyne Tees & Border Olympics Correspondent Helen Pearson explains the situation.
The Chief Executive of security firm G4S said his company would foot the bill for any policing costs caused by the Olympics security fiasco
A former police officer has been given an access-all-areas Olympic security pass by G4S despite being told he was not going to be employed