Cleveland Police's new plans

Cleveland Police has unveiled its plans to restructure the force in order to meet its new budget which has been cut under the spending review.

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"By taking out senior managers who inevitably cost me more, I can retain higher numbers of officers"

The Chief Constable of Cleveland Police, Jacqui Cheer, has insisted that plans to restructure the Cleveland Police force, in order to meet its new budget, will not impact the service provided to the public.

The Chief says that the new measures will reduce the need for more senior officers which will reduce the force's spending.

Plans unveiled for Cleveland Police's restructure

Cleveland Police has unveiled its plans to restructure the force in order to meet its new budget which has been cut under the spending review.

Temporary Chief Constable Jacqui Cheer says that the force must lose 300 officers by next year because of the cuts.

The new system will place Chief Inspectors into four districts within the force area who will lead policing teams.

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