As demand on our emergency 999 number continues to be high, we’re asking you to call it if it’s an emergency.
A large number of the 999 calls we received weren’t an emergency.
If there’s an immediate risk to life or a crime in progress you should always call 999 but if it’s not, there are other routes we would ask you to use.
If you are considering calling 999, we would request that you please consider the following before dialling:
• Is this a police issue or is another service better suited?
• Is the information already on our website? Please check our website
• Do you want to share some information with us or speak to someone specific? Call our non-emergency 101 number
• Is it an emergency? Is a crime happening right now, or is life or property at risk? Call 999.