Latest Press Releases

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


Police Game Gives a Taste of 999 Pressures

Can you make decisions under pressure? A new game lets players turn Control Room Inspector and is a bid to reduce inappropriate demand for Cleveland Police.

Read more 14/05/2018

“It’s about three simple words, how are you?”

Cleveland Police has worked with partners to mark Mental Health Awareness Week  with the launch of a film which discusses the impact of stress on emergency services personnel.

Read more 11/05/2018

'Song-a-minute Man' Joins Forces with Emergency Services for Dementia Action Week

Police have joined forces with ‘Song-a-Minute Man’ to raise awareness of dementia during Dementia Action Week (21-27 May).

Read more 11/05/2018

Officers take to the streets to reassure Stockton residents

‘Enough is enough’ is the crystal clear message from police after a series of violent acts in the Stockton area over recent weeks.

Additional officers will continue to patrol areas of the town over the weekend to offer reassurance and make it absolutely clear to those involved that such reckless criminality will not be tolerated.

Read more 11/05/2018

Officers Warn Fans off Pitch Invasions Ahead of Tomorrow’s Match

Police are warning football fans to keep off the pitch ahead of the Middlesbrough vs Aston Villa match tomorrow, Saturday 12th May.

Read more 11/05/2018

Investigation Continues into Scott Fletcher’s Disappearance

The family of a man who disappeared seven years ago have again appealed for information to help find out what happened to him.

Read more 08/05/2018

Hundreds of Officers and Volunteers Take Action Against Rural Crime

200 officers and volunteers from nine police Forces across the north of England joined together overnight on Thursday 3rd May in a show of strength against rural crime.

Read more 02/05/2018

Cleveland Police Inspector Nominated for Two Awards

A Cleveland Police Inspector has been nominated for two awards for his contribution towards raising awareness of mental health and dementia in the emergency services.

Read more 01/05/2018

Twelve Complete Pilot PCSO Pre-Employment Course

A group of 12 would-be PCSOs successfully completed their four week course, yesterday Monday 30th April, with a celebration event to mark their achievements.

Read more 30/04/2018

Service to Remember Murdered Police Officer on 125th Anniversary

Officers and staff will honour the 125th anniversary of the murder of Cleveland Police Constable William Henderson with a memorial service.

Read more 27/04/2018

Durham and Cleveland Cop Calendar Raises Thousands

Fans of Police Interceptors have helped to raise thousands of pounds for charity following the sale of a calendar featuring Cleveland and Durham cops. 

Read more 19/04/2018

Further Arrests Made in Police Operation to Target Human Traffickers

Two further arrests have been made in connection with a major operation into human trafficking.


Read more 18/04/2018

Rural communities, we're listening to you!

Cleveland’s specialists in rural and wildlife crime want to hear what you think about policing in the areas where you live and work.

Read more 16/04/2018

PCC and Force Reaffirm Commitment to Tackling Stalking and Supporting Victims

As National Stalking Awareness Week begins (Monday 16th April), Cleveland Police and the force’s Police and Crime Commissioner have reiterated its support for the issue.

Read more 16/04/2018

Police appeal for information on 20th anniversary of child’s disappearance

Twenty years ago a girl disappeared from Middlesbrough, traumatising her family and friends and tormenting them with questions which remain unanswered to this day.

Read more 13/04/2018

Police Launch Crackdown on Speeding Drivers

A week-long crackdown on speeding drivers will take place across Cleveland and Durham from Monday 16th April.

Read more 13/04/2018

Deputy Chief Constable and PCC Welcomes Would-be PCSOs

Cleveland Police’s Deputy Chief Constable, Simon Nickless and Police and Crime Commissioner, Barry Coppinger have welcomed and met twelve would-be PCSOs over the last week who are currently on a pilot four week pre-employment programme.

Read more 11/04/2018

Cleveland Police Rated as “Good” by Independent Watchdog for Second Year Running

Cleveland Police has been assessed by HMICFRS as being a “Good” Force for the second year running.

Read more 09/04/2018

Team Investigates Historic Crimes

Funding has been secured to establish a specialist team to investigate several unsolved crimes on Teesside.

Read more 03/04/2018

Over 120 Motorists Found Not Wearing Seatbelts During Campaign

More than 120 motorists were found to be risking their lives by not wearing their seatbelts during a recent week-long campaign.

Read more 29/03/2018

Force to Take on Additional Police Community Support Officers

Recruitment begins for Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) on Wednesday 9th May.

Read more 22/03/2018

HMICFRS Concludes that Cleveland Police is ‘Good’ at Keeping People Safe and Reducing Crime

A HMICFRS report has concluded that Cleveland Police is ‘good’ at keeping people safe and reducing crime.

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