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Credits roll for Interceptors show

22nd May 2015

The opening credits have now been filmed for the upcoming series of 'Police Interceptors', based in Durham and Cleveland

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Five arrested after month long operation

21st May 2015

​FIVE MEN have been arrested in Chester-le-Street for being involved in the supply of Class A drugs.

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Rap is ‘THE WORD’

20th May 2015

Newcastle United’s Sammi Ameobi will join students from two County Durham schools as they rap out messages to raise awareness of anti-social behaviour and criminal damage in their communities.

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Mini officers on patrol

20th May 2015

Little officers have taken to the streets to stop speeding vehicles and selfish parking in Durham.

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Unit has a new safe pair of hands

19th May 2015

​New recruit, Lauren Wray, plans to bring fresh ideas to make the communities she will be serving even safer.

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Tributes to teenager who died in car crash

19th May 2015

A family has paid tribute to a son and brother who died in a road traffic collision on the A182 in Easington at the weekend.

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Cathedral service for Durham's 175th

18th May 2015

​A service of celebration and thanksgiving was held at Durham Cathedral at the weekend to mark Durham Constabulary's 175th anniversary.

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Royal approval for new police HQ

18th May 2015

The Princess Royal has visited Durham and officially opened the new force headquarters during a two-hour visit

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Charity inspired by 'tea party'

15th May 2015

A tea party held to celebrate ‘Dry January’ has earned Durham Constabulary’s Alcohol Harm Reduction Unit (AHRU) an award.

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Morning raid finds cannabis farm in house

15th May 2015

Local intelligence led police to execute a search warrant in Bishop Auckland where officers found a large cannabis farm inside a terraced house

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Man arrested in Langley Moor

15th May 2015

A MAN has been arrested after cannabis plants were seized by police.

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Out with the old HQ and in with the new

14th May 2015

A former PC, now serving as a councillor in Darlington paid a visit to the new police HQ with a memento of the past

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Crash victim was 'devoted' mum of four

14th May 2015

The family of a Stockton mother-of-four who died after being struck by a lorry on the outskirts of Durham have paid tribute to her

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Spring sheducation

13th May 2015

​DIY stores across County Durham and Darlington are joining forces with the police to help people keep their sheds and gardens safe.

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Extra support for mental health

13th May 2015

Victims of crime in County Durham and Darlington, who suffer from poor mental health are benefitting from additional support thanks to the Police and Crime Commissioner

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Family pay tribute to man who died in crash

13th May 2015

​The family of Steven Nicholson, who died after his car overturned on the A1018 near Seaham last Friday, have paid tribute to him.

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Make a date with DogWise

12th May 2015

Dog lovers can brush up on tips to keep their four-legged friends’ tails wagging at an event this weekend.

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Witness appeal after fatal crash

11th May 2015

A man has died after the vehicle he was driving overturned on the A1018.

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Speed campaign nets 86 per day

11th May 2015

An average of 86 drivers per day were caught speeding during a week-long crackdown across Cleveland and Durham.

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Appeal following collision on the A19

8th May 2015

The collision happened just after 5pm on Thursday on the northbound carriageway near to Seaton Lane, Seaham.

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Paper find gives glimpse of the past

8th May 2015

An old newspaper found while the former police headquarters were being cleared has opened a window into the past

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Top cop aims to drive force forward

7th May 2015

Durham Constabulary has promoted a new Chief Superintendent to head up one of its five commands.

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Appeal following indecent exposure

7th May 2015

​ A WOMAN was left shaken after a motorist indecently exposed himself to her in Brancepeth.

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Police appeal after Brancepeth crash

7th May 2015

Officers are appealing for witnesses to a two-car crash on the A690 on the outskirts of Durham which happened earlier this week

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Missing teenager found safe

7th May 2015

​A teenager who had been reported missing from his home in Consett has been found safe and well.

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Colleagues pay respects to inspector

6th May 2015

Colleagues of Newton Aycliffe Neighbourhood Inspector Mark Hall paid their respects to him today as his funeral cortege travelled through the town.

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Disruption on A19

5th May 2015

​The A19 is currently closed between Peterlee and Castle Eden due to four separate collisions. Please avoid this area.

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New additions to police HQ

5th May 2015

​Some unusual new additions have taken up residence at Police HQ this week.

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Briefing for election candidates

1st May 2015

Local Parliamentary candidates for the General Election can now find online a current guide to police performance

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Five men arrested after raid in Consett

1st May 2015

Officers swooped on an address, whilst traffic officers simultaneously stopped a Citroen Xsara Picasso just before midday in a coordinated operation in Front Street, Leadgate.

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Durham traffic cops to star on tv

30th April 2015

Road policing officers from Durham and Cleveland are set to play starring roles in the next series of the popular 'Police Interceptors' show on Channel Five.

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Man due in court after Consett drug raids

29th April 2015

A man will appear at court in a fortnight's time after he was charged following a police operation in Consett aimed at tackling suspected drug dealers

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A tribute to Inspector Mark Hall

29th April 2015

Family, friends and colleagues of Newton Aycliffe Neighbourhood Inspector Mark Hall have paid tribute to him after his sudden death last week.

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Road roller worth £12000 stolen

28th April 2015

A road roller worth around £12,000 was stolen from a building site in Durham over the weekend. Officers are appealing for information to help trace those responsible.

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Tribute to Cockfield man killed in crash

28th April 2015

Family tributes have been paid to a father of three who died when his car left the road and crashed near Staindrop in the early hours of Sunday

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Parents' tribute to teenager killed by car

27th April 2015

The parents of Bishop Auckland teenager Matthew Dell, who died after being struck by a car at the weekend have paid tribute to their 'much loved' son

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Police appeals after burglaries in south of county

27th April 2015

Detectives are investigating the theft of several laptops from a college in Newton Aycliffe and the theft of some heavy duty batteries from Barnard Castle

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Warning over fake NS&I website

27th April 2015

Detectives are warning people about a potential fraud involving a fake offer to invest in the new 'pensioner bonds'

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One Punch Can Kill

23rd April 2015

​Durham Police today teamed up up with Kristian’s Journey and One Punch North East to tackle One-Punch Violence which has taken the lives of 7 people in Durham over the past 12 years.

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