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Contact

  • We have a range of contact options available; you can speak to us online, via the telephone or in person at one of our police stations (please see below for details):
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Online

 

Web chat

Web chat is 24 hour service and can be accessed by clicking the green icon displayed at the bottom right of the screen throughout our website.  It also works on mobile devices and tablets.

It is a great service to use if you are hard of sight or sound or if you are in an environment or situation where you may not be able to talk freely on the telephone.  You can start talking to a police operator now via our web chat service (opens in a new window).

Download the OWL app

You can keep up-to-date with all of the latest news from around the county and your district by downloading the OWL (Online Watch Link) app

By phone 

Non-emergency

Call 101 for non-emergency enquiries. Using this number, you can report an incident or get help.

If you're deaf or hard of hearing, use our textphone service on 18001 101 or chat to us live through our webchat service.

 

Emergency

Call 999 if;

  • a serious offence is in progress or has just been committed
  • someone is in immediate danger or harm
  • property is in danger of being damaged
  • a serious disruption to the public is likely.
  • if you’re in an emergency situation and need police help, but can’t speak, Make Yourself Heard and let the 999 operator know your call is genuine. Call 999 and, if you cannot speak, press 55 and you will be transferred through to the police. Pressing 55 does not allow police to track your location. Find out more about Make Yourself Heard by reading the guide.

If you are hard of hearing, you can use our textphone service 18000 or chat to us live using our web chat service (opens in a new window).

 

Emergency and cannot speak

If you’re in an emergency situation and need police help and you are calling from a mobile phone, but can’t speak, Make Yourself Heard and let the 999 operator know your call is genuine. Call 999 and, if you cannot speak, press 55 on your mobile phone and you will be transferred through to the police. Pressing 55 does not allow police to track your location. Find out more about Make Yourself Heard by reading the guide

Anti-terrorist hotline

Call the UK Anti-Terrorism Hotline on 0800 789 321 if you've seen or heard something that you think could suggest terrorist activity. 

Remain anonymous

You can report a crime or suspicious behaviour to Crimestoppers (opens in a new window) online, or by calling them on 0800 555 111

Visit your local police station

You can speak to a police officer or member of police staff at all of our police stations.  Some have dedicated front counter services whereas at others you may find officers are not immediately available requiring an appointment to be arranged in advance.  You can do this by contacting us on webchat or by calling 101Details of all of our police stations

 

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