Report a Crime
If you are deaf, deafened, hard of hearing or have a speech impairment, a text phone is available on 18000.
This is for emergencies. You should use this number, when a crime is in progress, someone suspected of a crime is nearby, when there is danger to life or when violence is being used or threatened.
Police - Non-Emergency Calls
This is for non-emergencies. You should use this number to report crime and any other concerns that do not require an emergency response. For Example: your car has been stolen, your property has been damaged or you suspect drug use or dealing in your neighbourhood.
How much does it cost to call 101?
Calls to 101 (from both landlines and mobile networks) cost 15 pence per call, no matter what time of day you call, or how long you are on the phone. The 15p cost of the call goes to the telephony providers to cover the cost of carrying the calls. The police receive no money from calls to 101.
If you would like to talk to someone in confidence about the effects of crime call
If you have been affected by crime, we can give you the support you need to move forward. Our services are free, confidential and available to anyone in England and Wales. You can select the different types of support available, such as Domestic Abuse or Hate Crime.