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:
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