§ Mr. John Patten
The available information for the Northumbria police force area is published annually in "Criminal Statistics, England and Wales". Chapter 2 gives information on recorded crime and chapter 5 on juvenile offending. Corresponding figures for the northern region and the United Kingdom are published annually inRegional Trends. Commentary on crime in North Tyneside and Blyth police division is contained in the annual reports of the chief constable of the Northumbria police force. Copies of these publications are in the Library.