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New Police Interceptors lifts lid on drug dealers

13th January 2017

A 'Drugs Bust' special edition of Channel 5's Police Interceptors is on screen this coming Monday

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Durham City up for national award

13th January 2017

AN awards scheme for Durham City pubs and clubs is in the running for a national prize.

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Man killed in Darlington collision

12th January 2017

The family of a man killed in a collision in Darlington have paid tribute to him.

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Drink-drive campaign sees 173 arrested

11th January 2017

A month-long crackdown saw more than 170 drivers arrested for being under the influence of either drink or drugs

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Contact us about the Herbert Protocol

10th January 2017

THE Herbert Protocol is a new scheme recently introduced by Durham Constabulary to help protect vulnerable missing people

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PCVC seeks public views on funding

9th January 2017

Durham's Police, Crime and Victims Commissioner is asking the public for their views on police funding

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Mum who collapsed in busy store meets her saviours

6th January 2017

A mum of three who collapsed in a busy Durham store on Christmas Eve has today thanked the 'Arnison Angels' who saved her life

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Behind Bars - John Regan

5th January 2017

Ex-farm labourer John Regan is beginning a 24-year jail sentence for historical sex abuse on two schoolgirls

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Exciting new job opportunity

4th January 2017

New year, new job? We've got just the thing for you...

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New 'ransomware' alert from Action Fraud

4th January 2017

Fraudsters are posing as government officials in order to trick people into installing ransomware which encrypts files on the victim's computer.

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Get those brand new bikes security marked!

4th January 2017

Owners of new bicycles in Seaham and Crook are being urged to get their new machines security marked for free

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Man dies after New Year's Eve road accident

3rd January 2017

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died in a collision with a taxi in the vilage of Tudhoe, near Spennymoor

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Replica gun stolen during burglary

29th December 2016

Burglars made off items including a replica handgun after breaking into a secluded property near Edmundbyers

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Police giving out festive gifts

23rd December 2016

Officers and staff from across the force have joined in the 'Give a Gift' project to hand out some festive cheer to those in hospitals and care homes

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Force-wide drop in anti-social behaviour

22nd December 2016

There has been a big fall in the number of reported incidents of anti-social behaviour across County Durham and Darlington in the last 12 months

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BBC Breakfast in Durham

22nd December 2016

Durham Constabulary has been in the national spotlight this week as part of the BBC's 'Policing Britain' series

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Mark Shaw: man at court charged with murder

21st December 2016

A teenager has appeared in court charged with the murder of Mark Shaw in Grange Villa last weekend

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HGV driven into house in Darlington

20th December 2016

A HGV was deliberately driven into a house in Darlington last night. The incident happened on Yarm Road at just after 6.30pm.

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Murder victim died after 'prolonged' assault

19th December 2016

The man who died in Grange Villa at the weekend was subjected to a 'prolonged and viciious assault' say detectives

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Murder investigation launched

18th December 2016

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was found dead in a house near Chester-le-Street

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