Full report: Cleveland Police to lose officers

The Chief Constable of Cleveland Police is warning that additional spending cuts will force her staff to grade non-emergency police calls in order of their importance.

The Teesside service has already slashed £15 million from its budget but has since discovered it must make an extra £5 million of enforced savings over the next two years.

It means front line officers are facing redundancy.

Rachel Bullock reports.


Cleveland Police will lose officers

Cleveland Police has had to make additional savings of £4.8m. They have already lost 280 officers and must lose another 58.