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Officers' quick thinking helps find missing man

5th March 2021

​Officers thought they had exhausted all options when concerns were raised for a missing man from Crook last month.

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County's knife crime figures lowest in country

4th March 2021

“There is no place for knives on our streets.”

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Heroic call handler chases down shoplifter

26th February 2021

​Our heroic comms staff are never off-duty!

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“My attacker’s life ends today, and mine begins. Thank you for giving me justice."

26th February 2021

These are the powerful words of a rape survivor who this week saw his attacker jailed for four years after he bravely spoke out about the abuse he suffered as a child.

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There is hope: message to victims as rapist begins 30-year sentence

26th February 2021

A DETECTIVE has praised the bravery of a young girl, whose evidence led to a rapist receiving a 30-year sentence at court.

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Rape victims see attackers brought to justice

23rd February 2021

​Rape victims are more likely to see their attacker brought to court in County Durham and Darlington than anywhere else in the country.

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Victim's family urge drivers to think twice

18th February 2021

​A family whose loved one died when he was hit by a driver using his phone has urged others to think twice about using them behind the wheel.

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Op Trident success

11th February 2021

​Over the past few weeks we have seen a rise in diesel thefts from HGVs parked up on the A66 in the vicinity of Morton Park.

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Witness appeal after fatal Horden collision

7th February 2021

It happened just after 4pm yesterday (Feb 6) on the A1086, Thorpe Road, in Horden, and involved a blue Ford Focus and a red Mercedes C220.

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