Latest Press Releases

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


Sentencing of Man Following Hate Crime Incidents

50-year-old Andrew Littlefair, of Trefoil Court in Norton, was today sentenced to 20 months in prison for five counts of sending malicious communications on social media in the wake of the Manchester Arena bombing and the London Bridge terror attack.

Read more 14/02/2018

Over Twenty Offences Detected During Heavy Goods Vehicle Operation

More than twenty offences were detected during an operation to target heavy goods vehicles across Cleveland and Durham.

Read more 12/02/2018

Cleveland Police Supports National #StopKnifeCrime Campaign

Cleveland Police is once again supporting a national awareness campaign under the name Operation Sceptre in a bid to tackle knife crime.

Read more 06/02/2018

28 Drivers Flout Laws During Mobile Phone Campaign

28 drivers were found to be using their mobile phones whilst driving during a week-long campaign.

Read more 05/02/2018

Parents and children learn lessons on Safer Internet Use

Cleveland Police is supporting the National Safer Internet Day tomorrow (Tuesday 6th February) and will be educating children and their parents on safe use of online technology.

Read more 24/01/2018

New Chief Constable appointed at Cleveland Police

Statement by Cleveland Police and Crime Commissioner Barry Coppinger -

Read more 19/01/2018

Major police operation targets human traffickers – week two update

A major operation into human trafficking has entered its second week, with additional arrests and police raids.

Read more 11/01/2018

119 Drivers Arrested Throughout Seasonal Drink/Drug Drive Campaign

Police have revealed the results of a drink and drug drive crackdown across Cleveland and Durham.

Read more 09/01/2018

Cleveland Police are looking for ‘Special’ people to join the Force

As Cleveland Police opens recruitment for special constables on Wednesday 31 January 2018 members of the public who want to make a difference in local communities are being asked if they have the time and enthusiasm to become a Special Constable.

Read more 09/01/2018

Major police operation targets human traffickers

A major operation has been launched by Cleveland Police following reports of human trafficking.

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