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.