Latest Press Releases

Please find below the latest press release issued by Cleveland Police's Press Office


Hundreds of Speeding Drivers Caught During Week-Long Crackdown

630 drivers were found speeding during a week-long campaign across Cleveland and Durham.

Read more 08/04/2019

Naheed Khan’s Family Mark First Birthday Without Her

The family of a woman who police believe has been murdered are marking the first birthday since she disappeared.

Read more 29/03/2019

Naheed Khan’s Family Make Emotional Plea on First Mother’s Day Since Her Disappearance

Sunday 31st March will mark the first Mother’s Day that missing Naheed Khan’s family will not spend with her.

Read more 22/03/2019

385 Knives Surrendered in Cleveland during National Campaign

385 knives and sharp objects have been surrendered in Cleveland during a week-long campaign.

Read more 21/03/2019

£130k Worth of Cannabis Plants Seized in Redcar

Yesterday, the Redcar and Eston Neighbourhood Teams discovered a large cannabis farm on Yeoman Street in Redcar.

Read more 18/03/2019

Cleveland Police and PCC Support Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day 2019

Today is CSE (Child Sexual Exploitation) Awareness Day and Cleveland Police and Police and Crime Commissioner, Barry Coppinger, are again pledging their commitment to tackling CSE and safeguarding children and young people.

Read more 15/03/2019

Officers Search Underground Car Park in Naheed Khan Investigation

Police are conducting searches in a disused underground car park on Marton Road in Middlesbrough today, in the hope of gleaning further information which could help trace Naheed Khan, 43.

Read more 15/03/2019

Statement from ACC Roberts regarding Recent Events in New Zealand

Cleveland Police Assistant Chief Constable Adrian Roberts said:

Read more 12/03/2019

Off-Duty Officers Detain Suspected Burglar

Suspected thieves got more than they bargained for on Thursday 7th March, when two off-duty officers, also a married couple, detained a man near B&Q on Skippers Lane Industrial Estate in Middlesbrough.

Read more 11/03/2019

Force Control Room to Transfer to Cleveland Police on 1st May 2019

Cleveland Police has announced that the Force Control Room will transfer back from Sopra Steria on 1st May this year, as part of the Transforming Cleveland Police programme.

Read more 08/03/2019

Cleveland Supports National Knife Surrender Campaign

Top officers from Cleveland Police and Cleveland's PCC are urging people to surrender knives and blades as part of a week-long campaign.

Read more 08/03/2019

Two-week crackdown on drivers not wearing seatbelts

Roads policing officers across Durham and Cleveland will crack down on those who don’t wear seatbelts during a two-week long campaign.

Read more 08/03/2019

Detective Joins Force to Tackle Crime in her Childhood Stomping Ground

A Superintendent has returned to her childhood stomping ground to help safeguard victims and bring offenders to justice.

Read more 07/03/2019

Police Distribute 1,200 Beer Mats to Appeal to Find Naheed Khan

Officers investigating the disappearance of Naheed Khan have teamed up with licensee’s throughout Middlesbrough town centre in a bid to find her.

Read more 06/03/2019

Victim Thanks Call Handler after Living-Saving 999 Call

A man who received life-saving medical help when he could not speak on a 999 call has personally thanked the operator who took the call and saved his life.

Read more 04/03/2019

Police Publish Recording of Life-Saving 999 Call

A man who could not speak received life-saving medical help when the quick-thinking call operator who answered realised that tapping was his way of communicating.

Read more 22/02/2019

Thousands of Inquiries Underway in Naheed Khan Investigation

Officers investigating the suspected murder of Naheed Khan, 43, are carrying out over 2,000 lines of inquiry.

Read more