Latest Press Releases

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


Chief Constable to retire from policing after 31 years of service

After serving the communities of North Yorkshire and Cleveland for more than 30 years, Cleveland Police Chief Constable Iain Spittal is retiring.

Read more 12/10/2017

Officers To Highlight New Tool To Help Victims Of Domestic Abuse

Victims of domestic abuse, stalking or harassment are to receive information on an app which could help protect them in dangerous or potentially life-threatening situations.

Read more 10/10/2017

Police and Crime Commissioner fights to protect police numbers

Police jobs will not be lost in Cleveland due to the Government’s unfunded pay award for officers, thanks to the efforts of the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC).

Read more 10/10/2017

Force Supports World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day 2017 is today (Tuesday 10th October) and with this year’s theme being Mental Health in the Workplace, the force has confirmed its commitment to supporting staff with their mental well-being.

Read more 26/09/2017

Applications Now Open for Cleveland Police Volunteers

Applications are now open for police volunteers in a number of exciting roles within Cleveland Police.

Read more 19/09/2017

Cleveland Police Makes Progress

Cleveland Police is making progress in its handling of complaints, according to a national report.

Read more 18/09/2017

Operation Steel Blue - A Summer of Success

Drugs, growing equipment, cash and even weapons were seized over the summer after officers from Middlesbrough’s neighbourhood policing teams launched Operation Steel Blue.

Read more 14/09/2017

Six Forces Join Together for the 15th Time to Crackdown on Rural Crime

Six Forces joined together for the 15th time last night in a bid to tackle criminals operating and travelling between counties in the north of England.

Read more 07/09/2017

Dip your toes into the world of policing…

Five exceptional individuals are being recruited to put the world of police dogs, firearms, neighbourhood policing and major crime under the microscope as part of an independent audit committee.

Read more 04/09/2017

Force Seeks to Appoint New Ethics Lead from Outside Policing

In a move seen as ground-breaking in British policing, a force is looking to appoint a new lead for standards and ethics, to bring their experience to the organisation whether or not they’re from a policing background.

Read more 01/09/2017

50 years of dedication from volunteer Karel

A selfless volunteer has been honoured by Cleveland Police after reaching fifty years of charitable service.

Read more 23/08/2017

Keeping Knives off the Streets - Total of 278 Knives Handed in During Amnesties

Following on from the success of Cleveland Police’s knife amnesty earlier this year, when 172 knives and sharp implements were handed in, the second leg of the operation has resulted in a further 106 knives being surrendered anonymously.

Read more 21/08/2017

Cleveland Police Sergeant Saving Lives on Land and Sea

A Cleveland Police sergeant will feature in a BBC Two documentary following the men and women of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI).

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