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Non-Emergency Enquiries: 101

Registering Using SMS

To register using SMS deaf text messages you must:

  1. Send the word 'REGISTER' as an SMS message to the number 999.
  2. You will receive a message containing information on the service.
  3. Read the messages and reply by sending the word 'Yes' to the number 999.
  4. Once this is complete you should receive a message stating your mobile phone is now registered.

Checking your registration:

You can check your mobile phone registration by sending the word 'REGISTER' in a SMS message to 999.

You will then receive a SMS message telling you your mobile phone is registered or if there is a problem with your registration.

Unable to register:

If you try to register and do not receive a SMS message from the emergency SMS service please check with your mobile communications provider to make sure they support the emergency SMS service.

For more information and BSL video clips visit Emergency SMS.

If you have already registered with Staffordshire Police:

Use the number (07929 302010) for anything that is not an emergency.

If you have not registered with Staffordshire Police and would like to register to use our non-emergency SMS text service please download and complete the registration form: Deaf SMS Non-Emergency Registration Form [208KB]

When you have written your details on the form send it to:

Storm Bureau
Staffordshire Police
Weston Road
Stafford
ST18 0YY