Emergency - 999
999 is a 24 hour service and you should only use it in situations where there is:
- immediate danger to life
- crime in progress now
- serious Injury to a person
- someone is using violence or there is an immediate threat of violence
- an offender has just been disturbed at the scene
- a need for immediate police attendance such as when a crime is about to be committed.
It is important to only dial 999 in an emergency. Our contact handlers may well advise you to contact our alternative contact number (101) if your call is deemed not to be an emergency call as this will enable us to deal with genuine 999 calls.
If you are Deaf, deafened, deafblind, hard of hearing or speech impaired, text 999
Non-emergency - 101
Call 101 for non-emergency enquiries (calls to 101 cost 15p per call). If you're deaf or hard of hearing, use our textphone service on 07624 818 901
Anti-terrorist hotline - 0800 789 321
Call the UK Anti-Terrorism Hotline on 0800 789 321 if you've seen or heard something that you think could suggest terrorist activity.
Stay anonymous - Crimestoppers
Contact Crimestoppers to anonymously report a crime or suspicious behaviour by visiting their website https://crimestoppers-uk.org or calling 0800 555 111.
Find your local police station
- General Enquiries - firstname.lastname@example.org
(POLICE FORCES - Do not contact us using the general enquiries email address. Please contact your Contact Management Department who will provide you with the correct email address to use.)
Please note that we are unable to answer email enquiries written in languages other than English. Non English speakers should call on 101.
Deaf people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland can use the InterpreterNow service to call the 101 non emergency line in British Sign Language from 8am until midnight, 7 days a week.