Chief Constable Mike Veale

Mike Veale began his policing career as a police cadet aged 16 before joining Avon and Somerset Constabulary as a constable in 1984.

Mike spent his early service in various roles within uniform and CID before becoming Chief Inspector Operations within inner city Bristol and later serving as Detective Chief Inspector in Somerset.

In January 2005 Mike was promoted to Detective Superintendent and transferred to Wiltshire Police.  In the same year he was promoted to Detective Chief Superintendent as Head of CID.

Following this appointment he led a programme to amalgamate HQ CID with the Force operations department to create a Protective Services Command.

In 2009 Mike was appointed Temporary Assistant Chief Constable before taking up the post of Divisional Commander prior to completing the Strategic Command Course in 2011.

In March 2013, Mike became Deputy Chief Constable at Wiltshire with responsibility for the Force's transformation programme and integrating vital services.

Mike took up the post of Chief Constable of Wiltshire Police on 1st June 2015, a post he held until 2nd March 2018

Mike took up his current role as Chief Constable of Cleveland Police on 5th March 2018.

Contact Details

To contact Cleveland Police please use the non-emergency number 101

2018 - 2019 Expenses

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Salary and Package

Annual Salary


Housing Allowance

Allowances and expenses appropriate to the post will be paid in accordance with Police Regulations, determinations, and Cleveland Police policies and procedures

Provided Vehicle

Other Allowances

Hosuing Allowance £2403

Business Interests