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Bid to sign up 'heroes'

5th May 2016

Members of the public are being urged to sign up to a service that could save a child’s life.

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Behind Bars - Daniel Calvert and Sean Oliver

5th May 2016

Two brothers have been given lengthy jail sentences for breaking into the home of a young mum in Shildon and threatening to blind her with ammonia

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Our Marathon men

5th May 2016

​A Durham police officer who suffered from cancer, has completed an ultra-marathon.

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Have you seen this motorbike on the roads?

4th May 2016

A brand new motorbike was stolen earlier this week from the rear yard of a house in Spennymoor

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Good Samaritan sought

3rd May 2016

A good Samaritan who came to the aid of an injured man is being sought by police.

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Force hosts training course for police chaplains

3rd May 2016

Recently-appointed police chaplains from a number of forces have been to Durham to begin training for their new role

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Meet the Interceptors!

30th April 2016

Durham city centre was packed today with fans of the 'Police Interceptors' tv show coming out to meet their favourites

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Grieving mum backs road safety campaign

28th April 2016

Young mum Faye Keeler is backing a regional road safety campaign after her “perfect” partner Chris was killed in a motorbike accident near their home

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Section office re-opens by the sword

27th April 2016

​​A SWORD has been used to officially re-open Framwellgate Moor police office following its refurbishment.

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Team ahead by two noses

27th April 2016

A duo with a nose for detection are boosting the work of Durham’s victim recovery and forensic evidence search team.

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Darlington students come up with graphic design

25th April 2016

Students from Darlington College have come up with a series of eye-catching posters to warn of the dangers of 'legal highs'

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Awards for Durham officers and staff

22nd April 2016

More than two dozen officers and staff have received commendations or long service awards

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Online terrorist and extremist material identified

22nd April 2016

A 36-hour international operation against online terrorism and extremism led to over 3,500 items of harmful and illegal material being identified

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Cadets go out on patrol!

20th April 2016

Members of the Durham Police cadets have been helping the neighbourhood policing team carry out community work in Darlington

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Man assaulted in Durham city

19th April 2016

A man in his twenties was left with facial injuries after he was the victim of a violent attack in the centre of Durham

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Teenager hurt in Villa Real collision

18th April 2016

A teenager was taken to hospital after being hurt in a road accident on Friday night in north-west Durham

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The eye at night set to catch speeding drivers

18th April 2016

Road policing officers across Durham and Cleveland are getting enhanced 'night vision' which will enable them to catch speeding motorists 24/7

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ATM fraud victims sought

18th April 2016

Suspected victims of an ATM fraud are being sought by police.

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How to report online terrorist and extremist material

15th April 2016

Have you seen terrorist or extremist material online? If so, here is how you can report it

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Police tackle rogue traders in national operation

15th April 2016

Police in the area have been taking part in a national operation aimed at tackling rogue traders and travelling criminals

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Man charged with computer offences

14th April 2016

A man has been charged with denial of service attacks on corporate websites, including the Durham Constabulary site

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Driver jailed after crashing into motorcyclist

13th April 2016

A driver who went through a crossroads and sent his van crashing into a motorcyclist has been jailed after being found guilty of dangerous driving

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Staffordshire Police appeal for information

13th April 2016

High value ornaments estimated to be worth between £80,000 and £100,000 were stolen after a burglary near Lichfield last month. Staffordshire Police are appealing for information.

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New warning on Holiday Fraud

8th April 2016

A new report reveals fraudsters conned travellers out of £11.5 million in 2015 with holiday makers from Durham losing close to £20,000.

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Demolition of the old police HQ

7th April 2016

The new HQ was officially opened in May 2015.

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