Working within the community
Police and Crime Commissioner’s (PCC) has a number of duties to meet local needs. They include reducing crime and disorder and improving community safety. In order to do this effectively, the PCC engages and consults with the community and funds a number of community initiatives.
The Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner (OPCC) undertakes a wide range of consultation and community engagement to obtain Cleveland residents’ views on policing, crime and community safety issues.
The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) wants young people to have a say on crime, policing and community safety in their local communities.
Cleveland Police Cadets provides personal and social development for young people in Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland and Stockton.
The Youth Commission enables young people to support, challenge and inform the work of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Cleveland.
Community Safety Hub
The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner is housed in the purpose-built Cleveland Community Safety Hub.
Heroin Assisted Treatment (HAT)
The UK’s first heroin assisted treatment programme was initiated by the Police and Crime Commissioner and is based in Middlesbrough. It aims to reduce offending and tackle problems linked to long-term, illegal drug use including the cost to the community and public services.
Rural crime occurs in the countryside and often includes environmental and wildlife crime. Cleveland Police can provide a number of tips on how to keep yourself, your land and your property safe.
Safe Places Scheme
The Safe Place Scheme identifies places in the community, where vulnerable people can go for help if they feel unsafe.
Foodbank locations in Cleveland
Links to foodbanks across Cleveland for people in financial hardship. Foodbanks are based in Middlesbrough, Guisborough, Stockton and Billingham, Hartlepool and Redcar.