Latest Press Releases

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


Extreme challenge for Blue Light Programme

Cleveland Police colleagues will be facing danger this weekend – not to protect the public as normal – but instead to raise funds for workmates facing mental health difficulties.

Read more 11/12/2018

Cleveland and North Yorkshire Special Constables Join Forces for Operation Basingstoke

On Saturday 8th December, Special Constables from Cleveland and North Yorkshire joined Forces for Operation Basingstoke to tackle road safety.

Read more 11/12/2018

Who is a drink drug driver?


More than 350 men failed a roadside breath test this year and fails by those aged 51-60 have doubled in the Cleveland area since 2016.

Read more 05/12/2018

New defibrillators for officers in a bid to save more lives

Roads policing officers in Cleveland are being given new mobile defibrillators to help save lives in emergency situations.

Read more 30/11/2018

Local experts win 999 contract

Local businesses have won their share of a one million pound contract to keep Cleveland Police’s emergency vehicles on the road.

Read more 29/11/2018

Police road safety campaign calls for #noemptychair this Christmas

Police have today launched a hard-hitting campaign to show the devastating effects of drink drug driving at this time of year.

Read more 29/11/2018

Officers Praised for Helping Choking Baby

Two officers have been praised for helping a baby who was choking in the back of a car on Tuesday afternoon (27th November).

Read more 23/11/2018

Officers Injured during Arrest of Violent Suspect are Commended

Two officers who suffered injuries on duty whilst detaining a violent suspect have been commended.

Read more 22/11/2018

Women Recognised after Helping Officer Detain Violent Suspect

Two women who threw themselves in harm’s way to help police stop a violent suspect have had their bravery recognised.

Read more 22/11/2018

PCC and Force reaffirm commitment to restorative justice

As part of Restorative Justice Week, Police and Crime Commissioner Barry Coppinger and Chief Constable Mike Veale have made a joint commitment to promote the benefits of restorative justice.

Read more 12/11/2018

PCC Wins Half a Million to Prevent Youth Offending

A fresh approach to diverting young people in Cleveland from crime and gangs has attracted key Home Office funding.

Read more 09/11/2018

New Care Home Added to Dementia Scheme to Mark Armistice Day

To mark 100 years of Armistice Day on Sunday, Cleveland Police and Police and Crime Commissioner Barry Coppinger have added Montpellier Manor Care Home in Stainton to the existing ‘Safe Haven’ scheme.

Read more 08/11/2018

More than £20,000 confiscated from prisoner

A 72-year old serving a lengthy prison sentence for conspiracy to supply cocaine onto the streets of Teesside has had more than £20,000 confiscated under the Proceeds of Crime Act.

Read more 07/11/2018

Operation stops suspected drugs reaching Teesside

Officers from Cleveland Police’s Community Drug Enforcement Team (CDET) today made an arrest as part of an investigation to stop Class A drugs being imported into our area.

Read more 02/11/2018

Redcar Cadets Club Together for Scam Victim

Redcar Police Cadets have helped a victim complete work that was never carried out by scammers who stole thousands of pounds from her.

Read more 23/10/2018

Where is Your Child - And What Are They Getting Up To?

That’s the question police and partners are asking parents and carers to ask their children as the darker nights arrive, along with the half term holiday for many youngsters.

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