Calling the Police or the Emergency Services:

If you or someone else is in immediate danger, or if the crime is in progress, you should always call 


To report crime that does not require an emergency response, you should always ring



To report the non-emergency crime on-line,  


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If you are in immediate danger – and if you can’t speak or talking over the phone would aggravate the situation;

 Dial   999 – then just listen – and dial  55  when asked.


Emergency SMS

If you suffer with hearing loss or have speech difficulties, and have a mobile phone, you can register with the emergencySMS service to make contact with the emergency services (Police, Fire, Ambulance and Coastguard) in an emergency.

For emergency SMS Registation,


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Your Local Beat Team


To raise a ‘policing priority’ with your local beat team;


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To report a crime or suspicions anonymously then ring CRIMESTOPPERS on; 


0800 555111

or to report on-line, click on >>

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PLEASE NOTE CrimeStoppers DO NOT deal with the following: Report an emergency; You are a victim of crime; Benefit fraud; Scam emails or phone calls; Untaxed vehicles; Minor driving offences; Dumped vehicles; Noise complaints; Fly-tipping; Missing people.


For Benefit Fraud report at;  or ring 0800 854 440

For Dumped vehicles, Noise complaints, or Fly-tipping  report to your local Council at;

For Missing people report at;  or Call 116 000 or Email

Racist or Religious Hate Crime


Homophobic and Transphobic Hate Crime


Disability Hate Crime


Bullying and Harassment


Domestic Abuse

Call the National Domestic Abuse Helpline for free and confidential advice, 24 hours a day on:

0808 2000 247

Or for local support across Avon and Somerset, click on;


Child Sex Abuse

Victim Support

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