Northumbria Police, the region's biggest force, has the highest number of police officers in comparison to similar constabularies
but has the lowest number of Police Community Support officers (PCSOs).
Home Secretary Jacqui Smith wants take another look at the proposal to combine many of the 43 constabularies
in England and Wales.
West Mercia Constabulary's professional standards department, responsible for investigating complaints, dealing with staff misconduct and investigating corruption, has been rated as "good" in a report by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabularies
FOLLOWING a report by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabularies
, proposals are now being considered for the creation of super-constabularies
A force of 738 Scouts and Army regulars, supported by 51 men of the Sulu and Zamboanga Constabularies
and a landing party from the gunboat Pampanga, moved to the attack.