Helicopter Watch

Find out what the Cleveland Police Helicopter has been doing in your area.

Helicopter

NPAS Tees Valley

The helicopter, based at Durham Tees Valley airport, supports numerous areas of operational policing and is equipped with thermal imaging cameras for locating criminals and missing people. It is a known fact that it takes the equivalent of 454 officer hours to search an area that a helicopter can do in 12 minutes.

This page is intended to provide basic information to the general public regarding the work of the police helicopter and will be updated on a daily basis. Weekend and public holiday updates will appear on the next working day.

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Please note that not all items are always listed due to operational sensitivity or ongoing investigation.

2015

Last updated: 18th August 2015

Date Time Location Task Type Result

26/07/15

01:15

Middlesbrough

Concerns For Safety

Concerns for the safety of a male who was located whilst searching.

24/07/15

22:15

Stockton

Crime search

Searched for a suspect following a reported burglary. The area was searched and confirmed secure.

16/07/15

01:55

Stockton

Concerns For Safety

Concerns for the safety of a male. Area searched as directed and confirmed to be clear.

16/07/15

01:45

Middlesbrough

Concerns For Safety

Concerns for the safety of a male who was located whilst searching.

16/07/15

01:05

Middlesbrough

Concerns For Safety

Concerns for the safety of a female who was located whilst searching.

15/07/15

17:00

Stokesley

Concern for welfare

Concerns for the safety of a male.

14/07/15

21:55

Brotton

Search Crime

Requested to search for a male who had made off following an incident. Extensive search was carried out and officers directed to the male who was subsequently detained.

14/07/2015

15:00

Middlesbrough

Concerns For Safety

Concerns for the welfare of a male.

13/07/2015

00:45

Stockton

Pursuit

Deploy to vehicle pursuit – three occupants decamped and subsequently located by aircraft and ground units. Three arrested.

13/07/2015

16:00

Hartlepool

Concerns For Safety

Concerns for the safety of a male. Subject located and aircraft was resumed.

11/07/15

23:45

Stockton

Suspect search

Searched for a suspect sighted entering secure compound – area searched and confirmed clear.

11/07/15

23:10

Hartlepool

Suspect search

Searched for male believed to be armed with a weapon – open ground cleared as directed.

11/07/15

21:45

Billingham

Suspect search

Deploy to report of male believed to be in possession of a firearm in street – male located by ground units.

11/07/15

19:20

Middlesbrough

Concerns For Safety

Concerns for the safety of a female who was located and units were directed.

11/07/15

01:55

Middlesbrough

Concerns For Safety

Concerns for the safety of two missing females.

11/07/15

01:00

Redcar

Crime Search

Searched for suspects from commercial theft.

08/07/15

19:40

Middlesbrough

Scene Cover

Provided assistance at scene for control room.

08/07/15

00:05

Stockton

Arson

Searched for two males in Portrack, search was negative.

07/07/15

15:50

Stockton

Concern For Welfare

Concerns for the safety of a missing person.

07/07/15

15:30

Stockton

Vehicle Pursuit

Vehicle failed to stop for Roads Police Unit. Vehicle subsequently stopped, driver detained, searched for passenger.

07/07/15

09:00

Middlesbrough

Search Crime

Searched for suspect regarding related criminal damage.

07/07/15

00:20

Stockton

Search Crime

Attended reports of three males allegedly stealing a motorbike. One male was arrested. Officer located second male and a search was carried out for third male with a negative result.

06/07/15

22:30

Saltburn

Concern For Welfare

Concerns for the welfare of three males who were located and search area was cleared.

06/07/15

21:30

Hartlepool

Search Crime

Requested to assist officers searching gardens following a vehicle being abandoned. Area searched as directed and confirmed to be clear.

06/07/15

13:00

Thornaby

Photos

Photograph scene.

03/07/15

21:30

Billingham

Vehicle Pursuit

Self deploy to vehicle failing to stop for police unit. Arrived on scene and directed officers to his location. A male was arrested.

02/07/15

10:15

Redcar

Concern for safety

Concerns for safety. Area cleared with no trace.

02/07/15

09:45

Billingham

Concern for safety

Concerns for the safety of a female. Search area cleared.

01/07/15

23:00

Redcar

Vehicle Pursuit

Vehicle lost by ground unit prior to our arrival – search by aircraft negative.

01/07/15

22:00

Redcar

Concern For Safety

Concerns for the safety of a female. Search area was negative.

01/07/15

19:15

Hartlepool

Concerns For Safety

Concerns for the safety of a male who returned to his place of safety.

01/07/15

00:30

Normanby

Concern For Safety

Concerns for the safety of a male. Grounds clear.

01/07/15

00:10

Yearby

Crime Search

Searched Yearby area for intruders – search negative.

 

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