There are several ways in which you can contact us depending
upon the urgency and your reason.
Our Self-service portal provides other ways to make contact,
report something, ask us something and apply for something.
Non - emergencies dial 101
For all non-emergencies and general enquiries, call 24 hours a
If you are dialling from abroad call +44 (0)1234 841212,
FAX +44 (0)1234 846450.
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 and government
receive no money from calls to 101.
When to call 999
In an emergency you should always call 999, or 112 from
You should ALWAYS ring the emergency number and
ask for police if..
- There is a risk of personal injury or loss of life
- A crime is in progress
If you believe a member of our staff has exceeded your
expectations, gone that little bit extra to help resolve a
question, query or crime - or simply provided a service to your
community that you are proud of - then please let us know via our
If you are not happy with the service you have received or if we
have failed to meet your expectations we would like you to
tell us about it so that we can address your concerns and help
improve our service to others. View how to make a complaint
Contact Management Centre Visits
Visits to the Contact Management Centre are welcomed from
schools, groups and individuals. To arrange a visit or for further
information please contact Margaret Tory on 01234 842050.
You can ring Crimestoppers
anonymously on 0800 555 111 if you have any information relating to
any crime, anywhere in the UK.
Local Policing Teams
View our Local Policing Teams pages to find out how
to contact your local team
Police Station Opening Times
Find out when your local police station is open
Reporting a Crime
You can report a crime by contacting our Force Control Room
on 101. In case of an emergency dial 999.
Reporting a Hate Incident
You can report a Hate Incident by contacting 101, or by
filling in our online
form. In case of an emergency dial 999.
You can report abuse by contacting 101, or by filling in our
online form. In case of an emergency dial
Send a General Enquiry by Email:
This address should only be used for general
enquiries which will then be forwarded to the person best able to
give you an answer. This is not a 24hrs service.
General Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
If the matter is urgent or immediate police action is required
you should always call 999, or 112 from a mobile telephone and
speak directly to the Contact Management Centre.
Customer Services: You can write to Customer
Services, Bedfordshire Police HQ, Woburn Road, Kempston, Beds. MK43
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