In an emergency please telephone 999.
If you are deaf, deafened, hard of hearing or have a speech impairment, a text phone is available on 18000.
You should use these numbers if:
- A crime is happening right now
- Someone is in immediate danger, or there is a risk of serious damage to property
- A suspect for a serious crime is nearby
- There is a traffic collision involving injury or danger to other road users
For all other calls to the police in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland please telephone 101.
If you are deaf, deafened, hard of hearing or have a speech impairment, a text phone is available on 18001 101.
You should use these non-emergency numbers to:
- Report a crime not currently in progress - for example a stolen car, burglary, or damaged property
- Report a minor traffic collision
- Give information to the police about crime in your area
- Speak to the police about a general enquiry
- Contact a specific police officer or member of staff