A report by MPs has claimed that Northumbria Police is the worst in the country when it comes to dealing with complaints.
The independent watchdog, the IPCC, has ruled that the force had made the wrong decision in 53% of cases.
We asked people in Gateshead if they still trusted the force.
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Kerrie Gosney brings you Monday night's forecast
North East parents are most likely to raid their children's piggy banks to pay for things such as parking, takeaways and the tooth fairy.
Warmer air feeds in from the south as this week progresses. Temperatures into the high teens by the end of the week