During this major incident, we are continuing to provide all the essential services you expect from us, while supporting the NHS and other organisations to keep everyone safe.

If you are contacting us about a policing matter we may ask if you are self-isolating in order to manage the risk to officers and staff who may attend.

Please visit the Gov.uk website for the latest information on Coronavirus.

The restrictions that have been bought in to stop the spread of Covid-19 are unprecendented, for answers to frequently asked questions and advice you can visit this page, please check back frequently, as the advice is liable to change as the situation develops.

We need your support to help us concentrate our efforts where they are needed most, protecting the vulnerable, so please only call 999 if a person is in immediate danger or a crime is currently taking place.

If you have a non-urgent enquiry about how we are the policing the restrictions bought in to combat the Covid-19 outbreak, please check below for our frequently asked questions before contacting us for help.

To report a breach of the new Covid-19 measures see here.

For all other non-emergencies, please report crime online. This should take around 15 minutes. Please help us keep 101 for those who do not have access to the website.

 

 

Crime Prevention

While the current situation is bringing out the best in many of our communities, we are also anticipating a rise in some specific crimes as a result of the measures bought in to combat Coronavirus. Crime prevention advice can be found here:




Guidance for children

We know that Coronavirus and the measures brought in to reduce its spread can be overwhelming for children. Below are some materials to help you explain Coronavirus to children and a PDF containing some activity sheets to help keep them entertained.