Cleveland Police have confirmed that the disbanding of the force's mounted section will continue as planned.
Dave McLuckie, the former chairman of Cleveland Police Authority, has been sentenced to eight months for perverting the course of justice
A report by a group of MPs is calling for a police code of ethics and says officers guilty of misconduct should have pensions cut
A former Cleveland police officer has been found guilty of multiple counts of rape, assault and inciting a child to sexually touch him. Wayne Scott, 37, had earlier pleaded guilty to seven counts of rape and two physical assaults against one woman.
He also pleaded guilty to two counts of inciting a child to sexually touch him, and one of sexual assault against a child. Today, November 1, he was found guilty of the attempted rape and rape of another woman.
Former Cleveland police officer Wayne Scott has been found guilty of rape and attempted rape at Newcastle Crown Court.
More to follow.
Cleveland Police are trying to identify the body of a man found in a storm well in Middlesbrough.
It was discovered by Northumbrian Water staff last Monday, at their Cargo Fleet site in the town.
Police believe the body has been there for up to three months.
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A woman aged 58 has been left "extremely shaken" after two robbers burst into a property and attacked her.
Cleveland Police say the raiders stole a substantial amount of money and property, including jewellery.
The woman answered a knock at a door at an address on High Street in North Ormesby.
Two people - one wearing a balaclava - burst into the property and during a struggle she was struck on the head with what police describe as a "household object".
The raiders then made off with a substantial amount of property and cash.
Cleveland Police say one of the robbers may have been about 16 years old, had a "baby face" and spoke with a local accent.
The other wore a balaclava, and also spoke with a local accent.
Cleveland Police have confirmed that a 65-year-old man who sustained serious headinjuries in Chestnut Avenue was walking his dog between Chestnut Avenue and thesea front and back between 9.30pm and 10.10pm on Wednesday 9thOctober.
They are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed his attack to get in touch.
– Detective Chief Inspector Anne-Marie Salwey, Cleveland Police
This was a vicious attack which has left the victim with serious head injuries. He is undergoing treatment and we expect he will be in hospital for some time.
I would like to thank residents in the area who have been inconvenienced with the road closures in the area for their patience. Unfortunately, this will be on-going whilst we continue to search the area."
A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with an incident in which a man suffered head injuries. A ambulance was called to Chestnut Avenue, Redcar, Teesside, at around 1.25am yesterday (OCT 9) and a 65-year-old man was treated at the address.
Later, at 9.13am, police attended and found the man unconscious.
He was taken to James Cook University Hospital, in Middlesbrough, where he remains in a stable condition.Cleveland Police today said a 46-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
Durham's Police and Crime Commissioner is being investigated over employee benefits paid while he was an officer with Cleveland Police. Ron Hogg, who served with the force between 2003 and 2008, is alleged to have knowingly accepted benefits, to which he was not entitled.
Rachel Bullock reports.
The man overseeing an investigation into Durham's Police and Crime Commissioner Ron Hogg said the police watchdog would carry out a "thorough and independent inquiry" into the allegations.
– James Dipple-Johnstone
"The IPCC investigation will look at whether benefits Mr Hogg received before his departure from Cleveland police were properly in line with rules in place at the time.
"We will carry out a thorough and independent inquiry to establish the facts before deciding whether any matters should be referred to the Crown Prosecution Service for its consideration.”
Durham's Police and Crime Commissioner Ron Hogg is being investigated by the police watchdog over allegations that he knowingly accepted benefits he was not entitled to, while serving in a previous role as Deputy Chief Constable of Cleveland.
The allegations were passed to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) from officers working on Operation Sacristy, an ongoing investigation into individuals with past and present associations with Cleveland Police Authority.
Mr Hogg said he would comply with the investigation and was confident it would be found he had always acted in good faith. He said any remuneration he had received during his time at Cleveland Police was determined by Cleveland Police Authority.
The investigation is the fourth the IPCC has begun into allegations against Police and Crime Commissioners across the country since they were elected a year ago,
– Ron Hogg
"I will fully co-operate with the IPCC investigation and I am confident that they will find I have acted in good faith throughout. "Remuneration I received when working for Cleveland Police was determined by Cleveland Police Authority. I took no part in the decision-making process over the remuneration I received."