Lisa Theaker joined Cleveland Police in 2019 as a Detective Superintendent after eighteen years at Northumbria Police where she had experience in neighbourhood policing, firearms and specialist crime.

Her last role in the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team saw her as the Senior Investigating Officer for some of the region’s most horrific cases.

Lisa hails from Teesside and wanted to transfer to Cleveland to make a difference in the community where she grew-up.