Accessibility

Hertfordshire Constabulary

While we strive to keep our website in line with the current web accessibility standards, we need feedback from real web users. Do you have a disability that affects the way you use the web? For example, do you use assistive technologies such as a screen-reader? Do you find this site easy to use? Is there anything we could do to improve accessibility? Contact us to tell us what you think.

 

Text sizing

 

There are various ways to change the size of the text displayed on each page.

 

You can change the text size settings in your web browser. In most web browsers (e.g. Internet Explorer) this is done by going to the 'View' menu and selecting the 'Text size' option.

 

General information


RSS

 

RSS (Really Simple Syndication) news feeds allow you to see when websites have added new content. You can get the latest headlines and video in one place, as soon as its published, without having to visit the websites you have taken the feed from.

 

RSS feeds are read using news reader software. There are different versions about, some of which are accessed using a browser (Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Safari), and some of which are downloadable applications (Newz Crawler, FeedDemon, Awasu).

 

Browser-based news readers let you catch up with your RSS feed subscriptions from any computer, whereas downloadable applications let you store them on your main computer, in the same way that you either download your e-mail using Outlook, or keep it on a web-based service like Hotmail.

 

You can access all of the latest news and appeals from Hertfordshire Constabulary via an RSS feed on the Constabulary's Web Link official Twitter® page.

 

EMERGENCY TEXT MESSAGING

 

If you are Deaf, deafened. hard of hearing or speech impaired, you can use this service to contact Hertfordshire Constabulary.

 

Simply text to 07786 207 091

 

Hertfordshire Constabulary will reply to you by SMS - if no reply is received, try other ways to contact the emergency services.  Resend your message and keep trying until your text is acknowledged.

 

MINICOM

 

If you have Minicom equipment, you can contact us on 01707 390990

 

TEXTPHONE

You can contact Hertfordshire Constabulary via textphone on Textphone 01707 390990.

 

POLICE STATIONS ACCESSIBILITY

 

You are able to view accessibility to the police stations throughout Hertfordshire via our website.  Please click here.

 

The website provides visitors with annotated routes from major drop off points to help make decisions about a location's accessibility. It also provides an annotated floor plan of the public areas with the opportunity to drill down for more detail at key points.

 

SOCIAL NETWORKING

 

You can interact with Hertfordshire Constabulary via the popular social networking sites Web Link Facebook®, Web Link Twitter® and Web Link YouTube®.  However, please be aware that these sites should not be used for reporting crime.  To report a crime, please click here.