Latest News

Please see below latest news from Cleveland Police Corporate Communications Unit.


13/12/2018

Chief Constable ‘outraged’ by funding settlement

Cleveland Police Chief Constable Mike Veale has responded to the announcement today (13.12.18) of the police funding settlement.

Read more 13/12/2018

Appeal after Man Suffers Head and Leg Injuries

Police are appealing for information after a man was injured, possibly after being hit by a car.

Read more 13/12/2018

Warning Regarding Stolen Medication

Police are warning members of the public about stolen medication which could prove dangerous if taken by someone who has not been prescribed them.

Read more 13/12/2018

Appeal for Witnesses to Collision in Norton

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision involving a motorcyclist and a silver Skoda Octavia in Norton.

Read more 10/12/2018

Redcar Neighbourhood Teams Respond to Christmas Present Appeal

This year Redcar Neighbourhood officers have taken part in a Christmas present appeal.

Read more 07/12/2018

Police funding settlement concern

Chief Constable Mike Veale has commented on an apparent delay in setting out the police funding grant and reports in the media that more will be asked of local taxpayers.

Read more 07/12/2018

Redcar Neighbourhood Officers Discover Large Cannabis Farm

Officers and PCSO’s from Redcar’s Neighbourhood Team have discovered a large cannabis farm on Station Road in Redcar this morning.

Read more 06/12/2018

CCTV Footage Released Following Attempted Burglary at 02 Store

Police are releasing CCTV footage of four men they would like to speak to in connection with an attempted burglary at the 02 store in Teesside Park.

Read more 05/12/2018

Mitesh Patel Convicted of Murder

Mitesh Patel has been convicted of the murder of his wife, 34-year-old Jessica Patel, who was found dead at her home on The Avenue in Linthorpe on Monday 14th May.

Read more 03/12/2018

December Crime Prevention Blog by Crime Prevention Officer Gerry McBride

Gerry’s 12 tips for Cracking Christmas Crime

Read more 03/12/2018

Appeal for Witnesses Following Incident on Eltham Crescent in Thornaby

Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident in the Eltham Crescent area of Thornaby which resulted in a 19-year-old man being injured.

Read more 30/11/2018

Cyber and Fraud Prevention Pop Up Shop

Cleveland Police’s Economic Crime Unit is teaming with Barclay’s bank next Monday 3rd December to provide cyber and fraud prevention advice to members of the public.

Read more 29/11/2018

Warning Following Bogus Caller Incident in Redcar

Police are warning of a bogus caller who claimed to be a fire fighter in order to gain access to a woman’s home in Redcar. 

Read more 29/11/2018

Officers Praised for Helping Choking Baby

Two officers have been praised for helping a baby who was choking in the back of a car on Tuesday afternoon (27th November).

Read more 28/11/2018

MPs support fair funding

MPs from Cleveland have written a letter to Home Secretary Sajid Javid asking for a fairer funding deal for policing in Cleveland.

 

Read more 26/11/2018

The challenges we face

Last week Chief Constable Mike Veale outlined the challenges facing the police service in the modern age. Today he expands on this to include more details about the particular issues facing Cleveland Police.

Read more 23/11/2018

Give us the tools and we will do the job

Cleveland Police Chief Constable Mike Veale has this week outlined the challenges facing the modern police service.

Read more 22/11/2018

CCTV Images Released Following Robbery at Habib News

Police are releasing CCTV images of three men they would like to speak to in connection with a robbery at Habib News on Ayresome Green Lane in Middlesbrough.

Read more 21/11/2018

Police Dog Sam Sniffs out Thousands of Pounds

Last week, Police Dog Sam was required to assist the Operations Support Unit and the Drugs Unit with a drugs warrant at a property on Furness Street in Hartlepool.

Read more 21/11/2018

Bravery Recognised after Man Tackles Would-Be Robber

A man who bravely confronted and detained a would-be robber has been honoured with a Brave Citizens Award by Cleveland Police’s Chief Constable.

Read more 21/11/2018

Two Males Robbed on North Albert Road in Norton

Police are appealing for information after two males aged 15 and 16 were robbed on North Albert Road in Norton.

Read more 20/11/2018

Hero PCSO Recognised after Saving Woman's Life

A Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) who heroically saved a woman’s life has been honoured at a ceremony held by Cleveland Police.

Read more 21/11/2018

Inspector Phil Spencer Awarded Certificate of Excellence

Congratulations to Inspector Phil Spencer who was awarded a ‘Certificate of Excellence’ in the Diversity Champion public sector category last week at the Inclusive Companies Awards.

Read more 19/11/2018

Changes to custody provision

Custody services in Cleveland are changing to make sure people get the best possible support whilst also making long term savings.

Read more 16/11/2018

Cleveland Police to Launch Degree Apprenticeships

Cleveland Police will launch a new degree apprenticeship scheme for police constables in 2019.

Read more 15/11/2018

November Blog – Hollie Guard App by Crime Prevention Officer Gerry McBride

For this month’s blog I would like to inform you about Hollie Guard, a free smartphone app, which has been designed to help protect people in dangerous or life threatening situations.

Read more 13/11/2018

523 Cannabis Plants Seized in Loftus

Last week on Monday 5th November, a Guisborough Neighbourhood Officer discovered a large cannabis farm after receiving intelligence from a member of the public.

Read more 12/11/2018

Armed Robbery at Habib News in Middlesbrough

Police are appealing for information after an armed robbery occurred at Habib News on Ayresome Green Lane in Middlesbrough.

Read more 12/11/2018

Police Warn Parents about Electric Scooters in Time for Christmas

Officers are warning parents about the consequences of buying their children the latest electric scooters for Christmas.

Read more 07/11/2018

Police Dog Rocky Sniffs Out Suspected Weapons

Yesterday night, officers and the dog unit were called to a report of an altercation on Parliament Street in Stockton.

Read more 05/11/2018

Warning to Drug Users

Police are warning drug users about the risk of potential harmful batches of heroin being circulated after a man has died and a woman is critically ill in hospital.

Read more 05/11/2018

Woman Robbed in Hartlepool

Police are appealing for information after a 44-year-old woman was robbed whilst walking along Hart Lane in Hartlepool (in the direction of Raby Road and near to Ernest Street).

Read more 22/10/2018

Two Men Charged Following Alleged Robbery on Clarendon Road

Police were called to a report of a robbery at a shop on Clarendon Road in Middlesbrough on Friday 19th October at 5pm.

Read more 19/10/2018

Warning Over 2 in 1 Burglaries

 Cleveland Police are warning members of the public to be vigilant following a rise in 2 in 1 burglaries.

Read more 19/10/2018

Fireworks Worth Thousands Stolen in Saltburn

Police are appealing for information after a burglary occurred at Saltburn Cricket, Bowls and Tennis Club on Marske Mill Lane in Saltburn.

Read more 15/10/2018

Special Constable Recruitment Still Open

Are you interested in becoming a Special Constable?

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