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Police Contact Information

For emergencies – call 999

Ring this number if:

Someone is in danger

You see a crime happening

For non-emergencies call 101 or text 07786 200 814

Contact this number if:

You want advice

You want to report something that isn’t an emergency

For people who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired:

For emergencies text 999

For non-emergencies text 07786 200 815 or textphone 18001 101

Need to speak to us?

If you need to speak to us regarding an incident, we can offer you a diary appointment to discuss your concerns at a time and place convenient for you.

To book an appointment
Call: 101

For the hearing impaired
Minicom: 01661 820 915

Contact information

In an emergency call: 999  Non-emergencies call: 101

How to contact us

If somebody's life is in danger or a crime is taking place, phone 999.

To report all other crimes or incidents, or for general information and advice phone 101.

Call 101 to report a non-emergency
In a non-emergency situation you can also text us on: 07786 200 814

For people who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired


  • In an emergency, text to 999

  • In a non-emergency, text to 07786 200 815

  • In a non-emergency, textphone 18001 101

  • Minicom 01661 820 915


If you are calling from outside of England & Wales, please call:

01661 872 555 / (+44) 1661 872 555



Report a non-emergency incident

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If you are the victim or have witnessed any non-emergency incident occurring within the Northumbria Police area, you can use the internet to report non-urgent, less serious crimes.

The system can be used to report details of the following offences:

  • Burglary (non-dwelling)

  • Theft

  • Criminal damage

  • Making off without payment

  • Theft from or damage to motor vehicles.


Complete the online notification process here.


Safe Reporting Centre

Safe Reporting Centres

Safe Reporting Centres provide a supportive environment for people to report disability hate crime to police. Wherever you see this logo, you can visit the centre where you can report incidents and access help and information.

Visit the Hate Crime section for more information about Safe Reporting Centres in your area.