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: 3rd June 2015

Date Time Location Task Type Result

25/06/15

20:00

North Yorkshire Area

Concerns for Welfare

Concerns for the welfare of a female who was located by officers.

25/06/15

13:45

Hartlepool

Search other

Reports of downed light aircraft in area. Assisted in carrying out a search. Further information led to aircraft being identified as landed at Durham Tees Valley Airport.

24/06/15

Middlesbrough

Concerns for Welfare

Concerns for the welfare of a female. All areas searched and cleared.

24/06/15

14:05

Middlesbrough

Concerns for Welfare

Concerns for the welfare of a female who was located and detained.

24/06/15

01:00

Middlesbrough

Search Other

Assisted units with a search for suspects believed to be in school grounds and in possession of a ladder. One person located running from the area, officers were guided to him and will make further enquiries.

23/06/15

21:40

Middlesbrough

Vehicle Pursuit

Vehicle failed to stop for police. Whilst searching in the area, suspects located and detained.

23/06/15

19:30

Stockton

Crime Search

Requested to assist with a search for suspects believed to be wanted for metal theft from a commercial property. Search conducted with no trace.

22/06/15

15:40

Middlesbrough

Vehicle Pursuit

Vehicle followed by air support after it reportedly failed to stop for traffic units. Ground units directed towards a male who was arrested.

22/06/15

15:20

Middlesbrough

Vehicle Search

Requested to search for a suspected stolen vehicle taken with keys. Area searched and vehicle was not located.

22/06/15

15:00

Ingleby Barwick

Concerns for Welfare

Concerns for the welfare of a female. Located by off-duty officer nearby.

21/06/15

22:10

Normanby

Crime Search

Searched for males on a moped – area searched and clear.

20/06/15

16:40

Stockton

Concern for Welfare

Concerns for the safety of a female. Extensive area searched with no trace.

20/06/15

14:10

Middlesbrough

Concerns for Welfare

Concerns for the welfare of a female who was located and officers were directed.

20/06/15

00:55

Stockton

Concern for Welfare

Concerns for the welfare of a male who was located. Units directed to male who was detained.

20/06/15

00:40

Billingham

Crime Search

Two males located by aircraft, units directed to the males who were both arrested.

19/06/15

20:30

Thornaby

Concern for Welfare

Concerns for the welfare of a female who was located and detained.

18/06/15

21:00

Redcar

Crime Search

Searched for males on a roof. Directed officers to the males believed to be responsible. Three males were detained.

18/06/15

20:30

Redcar

Concern for Welfare

Concerns for the welfare of a male in Kirkleatham. Searched areas as directed. Negative result.

18/06/15

13:10

Middlesbrough

Search Crime

Attended reports of males believed to have abandoned a vehicle and stolen property. On arrival area search commenced and units directed to a male who was detained. Search for second male was negative.

18/06/15

01:15

Stockton

Search Crime

Search for males who were believed to be responsible for stealing a motorbike. Searchable areas cleared with no trace.

18/06/15

00:50

Hartlepool

Search Crime

Searched for male believed to be responsible for burglary. Search area cleared and enquiries are ongoing.

17/06/15

20:00

Redcar & Cleveland

Vehicle Search

Requested to search for a vehicle after it was reportedly seen driving dangerously. Located vehicle and seized by ground patrols.

17/06/15

19:15

Redcar & Cleveland

Concerns for Welfare

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

17/06/15

18:00

Middlesbrough

Vehicle Pursuit

Assisted with tactical stop of reported stolen vehicle. Two people arrested.

17/06/15

00:50

Hartlepool

Search Crime

Searched for suspect believed to be responsible for an attempted burglary of a residential property.

17/06/15

00:20

South Bank

Search Crime

Searched for suspects believed to be responsible for commercial burglary. Suspects believed to have left the scene on quad bikes.

16/06/15

19:00

Hartlepool

Search Crime

Searched for three suspects reported to be carrying rifles in open areas to the west of Hartlepool.

16/05/15

14:20

Redcar

Search Crime

Search carried out for males believed to be responsible for stealing a moped. One male located and arrested. Search was carried out as requested and confirmed to be clear for the other passengers.

15/06/2015

01:55

Hartlepool

Search Crime

Requested to search for subjects believed to be responsible for a burglary. Area searched as directed, ongoing enquiries.

15/06/2015

01:50

Hartlepool

Search Crime

Requested to search for subjects believed to be responsible for a burglary. Area searched as directed, ongoing enquiries.

15/06/2015

01:35

Hartlepool

Search Crime

Requested to search for subject believed to be responsible for a burglary. Area searched as directed, subject located and detained.

14/06/2015

23:10

Middlesbrough

Concerns for Welfare

Concerns for the welfare of a female who was located by officers, resumed to base.

14/06/2015

22:55

Hartlepool

Search Crime

Requested to search for subjects believed to be responsible for a burglary. Area searched as directed, ongoing enquiries.

14/06/2015

19:20

Stockton

Search Other

Requested to search for two children on railway lines. Area searched as directed and confirmed clear.

14/06/2015

17:30

Stockton

Search Crime

Requested to search for subjects believed to be responsible for a burglary. Area searched as directed, ongoing enquiries.

12/06/15

08:15

Redcar and Cleveland

Public Order

Assisted operational command with tactical planning during a protest rally.

12/06/15

00:25

Stockton

Search Other

Request to assist with a search for a person possibly injured. Search conducted with no trace.

18/06/15

01:15

Stockton

Search Crime

Searched for males who had been reportedly stealing a motorbike. Search areas cleared with no trace.

18/06/15

00:50

Hartlepool

Search Crime

Searched for male believed to be responsible for burglary. Search area cleared and enquiries are ongoing.

17/06/15

20:00

Redcar & Cleveland

Vehicle Search

Request to search for vehicle reportedly driving dangerously. Located vehicle which was seized by ground patrols.

17/06/15

19:15

Redcar & Cleveland

Concerns For Welfare

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

17/06/15

18:00

Middlesbrough

Vehicle Pursuit

Assisted with tactical stop of suspected stolen vehicle. Two occupants arrested

17/06/15

00:50

Hartlepool

Search Crime

Searched for suspect who attempted theft in a residential property.

17/06/15

00:20

South Bank

Search Crime

Searched for suspects believed to be responsible for commercial burglary who had fled on quad bikes.

16/06/15

19:00

Hartlepool

Search Crime

Search for three suspects reported to be carrying firearms in open areas to west of Hartlepool.

16/05/15

14:20

Redcar

Search Crime

Search carried out for males believed to be responsible for theft. One male located and arrested by ground unit, search carried out as requested and confirmed to be clear for the other passengers.

15/06/2015

01:55

Hartlepool

Search Crime

Requested to search for subjects believed to be responsible for a burglary. Area searched as directed & enquiries are ongoing.

15/06/2015

01:50

Hartlepool

Search Crime

Requested to search for subjects believed to be responsible for a burglary. Area searched as directed & enquiries are ongoing.

15/06/2015

01:35

Hartlepool

Search Crime

Requested to search for subject believed to be responsible for a burglary. Area searched as directed and subject was located and detained.

14/06/2015

23:10

Middlesbrough

Concerns For Welfare

Concerns for the welfare of a female. Female located by officers.

14/06/2015

22:55

Hartlepool

Search Crime

Requested to search for subjects believed to be responsible for a burglary. Area searched as directed and enquiries are ongoing.

14/06/2015

19:20

Stockton

Search Other

Requested to search for two children on railway lines. Area searched as directed and confirmed clear.

14/06/2015

17:30

Stockton

Search Crime

Requested to search for subjects believed to be responsible for a burglary. Area searched as directed & enquiries are ongoing.

12/06/15

08:15

Redcar and Cleveland

Public Order

Assisted operational command with tactical planning during a protest rally.

12/06/15

00:25

Stockton

Search Other

Request to assist with a search for a person believed to be injured. Search conducted with no trace.

11/06/15

01:20

Guisborough

Crime Search

Search for persons reportedly making off from abandoned vehicle. Areas searched with no trace.

10/06/15

22:25

Stockton

Concern for welfare

Concerns for the welfare of a male. Areas around crash site searched and cleared.

10/06/15

14:30

Redcar and Cleveland

Concern for welfare

Concerns for the welfare of a male. Area searched and confirmed clear with ongoing enquiries.

10/06/15

12:15

Stockton

Crime search

Searched for males who had reportedly made off from commercial premises following an attempted theft. Two males arrested.

09/6/15

21:25

Guisborough

Crime search

Searched for males who had reportedly made off from commercial premises following an attempted theft. Two males arrested.

09/6/15

18:35

Middlesbrough

Crime search

Searched for males reportedly making off from crashed vehicle. Officers directed one male arrested.

09/6/15

18:20

Stockton

Concerns for welfare

Concerns for the welfare of a male. Large areas searched and confirmed clear.

09/6/15

02:20

Loftus

Concerns for welfare

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

09/6/15

01:55

Middlesbrough

Crime search

Searched for two males having made off from a vehicle. Large areas of housing searched with no trace.

08/6/15

23:40

Hartlepool

Crime search

Searched for people in terraced alleyways following a residential burglary. Area confirmed clear.

08/6/15

19:10

Middlesbrough

Concerns for welfare

Concerns of welfare for a female who was located.

06/6/15

02:00

Grangetown

Vehicle Pursuits

Two vehicle pursuits:

(1) Driver detained by dog section, searched for passengers.

(2) Driver located by crew running from abandoned vehicle. Suspect arrested.

05/6/15

23:00

Thornaby

Middlesbrough

Concern for welfare

Concerns for the welfare of two females.

04/06/15

17:00

Stockton

Concern for welfare

Concerns for the welfare of a male in Stockton. Subject located, officers directed to the male.

04/06/15

13:55

Hartlepool

Concern for welfare

Concerns for welfare of a male in Elwick. Subject located and officers directed to the male.

04/06/15

13:45

Middlesbrough

Crime search

Requested to search for subjects who reportedly made off from an abandoned vehicle. Arrests made by officers.

03/06/15

01:17

Hartlepool

Concern For Welfare

Requested to assist officers over concerns for the welfare of a woman. Search conducted as requested and confirmed clear.

03/06/15

00:35

Redcar and Cleveland

Crime Search

Attended report of males believed to be committing theft. Males sighted by officer. On arrival area searched as directed and confirmed to be clear.

02/06/15

20:20

Middlesbrough

Concern For Welfare

Requested to assist officers over concerns for the welfare of a woman. Female was located by ground unit.

01/06/15

15:30

Redcar and Cleveland

Stolen Vehicle

Requested to search for stolen vehicle. Vehicle located by aircraft & officers were directed to the scene. Car recovered and three males were arrested.

 

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