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Major recruitment drive launched by Durham Constabulary

11th October 2019

Applications to join Durham Constabulary as a police constable open this morning (October 11), with potential new recruits having until 5pm on Friday, October 25 to submit their application.

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Man killed in multi-vehicle collision named by police

11th October 2019

William Edward Turner, who was known to his friends and family as Eddie, died when the Vauxhall Viva he was driving was involved in a collision on the A167 at Coatham Mundeville on Tuesday morning.

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National award for roads policing inspector

10th October 2019

​ Inspector Jon Curtis, from the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit, took home the award for Individual Excellence in Promotion of Road Safety at the recent national Safer Roads Partnerships conference.

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World Mental Health Day: Supporting the police officers of County Durham and Darlington

10th October 2019

​Our police officers support our communities day in, day out…but have you ever thought about who supports them?

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Police appeal following serious assault in Darlington

8th October 2019

It is believed two men attended Woodland Terrace shortly after 8.30am on Friday (August 23) where they requested to speak with the occupant of a flat.

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Large quantity of metal construction items stolen in Bishop Auckland

4th October 2019

The incident occurred between 4pm on September 12 and 7am on September 13 at a secure construction site to the rear of Newgate Street.

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Concerns over welfare of missing hen harrier

4th October 2019

The signal from a young male hen harrier was lost while it was flying over the Bowes area on September 9. It is one of two which have gone missing recently in northern England.

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Police appeal after pub window smashed in Ferryhill

1st October 2019

Two men approached The Dean and Chapter shortly after midnight on Saturday (September 28) and caused damage to the window.

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E-fit appeal after sexual assault in Easington

30th September 2019

The victim was walking a long Thorpe Road shortly before 10pm on Sunday (September 22) when she was approached.

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John Littlewood alleged murder investigation update

27th September 2019

​A further arrest has been made by officers investigating the death of John Littlewood.

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Man seriously injured following A1(M) collision

27th September 2019

The one-vehicle collision happened on the A1(M) southbound at 4.50pm yesterday (September 26), around a mile after the Burtree Interchange, near Darlington.

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Joint fireworks display set to light up Durham skies

25th September 2019

The spectacular show, organised by Durham Constabulary and County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service, will be staged at police HQ, Aykley Heads, on November 5th.

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Further arrests in John Littlewood murder investigation

24th September 2019

Three men who were previously detained on suspicion of murder on August 2 and released under investigation have been rearrested. A further two women have also been arrested on suspicion of murder.

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Officers help raise £20,000 for charity with Royal Marine style 'yomp'

24th September 2019

​Officers from Durham Constabulary have helped raise more than £20,000 for charity with a challenge which pushed them to their limits.

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Two further men to be prosecuted in Medomsley Detention Centre abuse investigation

18th September 2019

The men, who are both former members of staff at Medomsley, are due to appear at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court on October 24.

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Operation Seabrook - Medomsley Detention Centre

18th September 2019

Help and advice for victims who have reported to police allegations of sexual and physical abuse at the former Medomsley Detention Centre, near Consett

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CCTV appeal following unprovoked assault

17th September 2019

​​It happened at The Belmont Pub, in Moor End Terrace, Durham, at around 9.45pm on Saturday, August 31.

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Paul Baveridge, wanted by police has been arrested

17th September 2019

The 30-year-old was detained by officers in Wales this afternoon.

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Searches continue in Blackhall Colliery murder investigation

17th September 2019

Officers investigating the murder of John Littlewood are carrying out searches in Blackhall Colliery today.

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Police appeal for information following robbery in Newton Aycliffe

16th September 2019

A delivery driver was delivering stock to John’s Mini Market when he was approached by two men wearing ski masks who threatened him with a knife.

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Detectives appeal following suspected arson in Ferryhill

16th September 2019

The incident occurred shortly after 6.30pm at an address on Brunel Street on Sunday (September 8).

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