If you're deaf, hard of hearing or in an environment or situation where you may not be able to talk freely you can talk to a police operator via our web chat service.
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.
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.
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 are hard of hearing you can use our textphone service 18000 or chat to us live using our webchat.
If you are in a hostile environment or situation and you can't talk, you can call us on 999 and press 55 to tell us that you are unable to speak but that you need our help.
Call the UK Anti-Terrorism Hotline on 0800 789 321 if you've seen or heard something that you think could suggest terrorist activity.
You can report a crime or suspicious behaviour to Crimestoppers online, or by calling them on 0800 555 111.
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