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Welcome to Rochdale Town Centre

Useful information

  • Rochdale Police Station
    The Esplanade
    OL16 1AG

    Disabled Access: Yes
    Enquiry Desk: 0161 856 8529
    Special Notices:
  • Monday 8am - 8pm
    Tuesday 8am - 8pm
    Wednesday 8am - 8pm
    Thursday 8am - 8pm
    Friday 8am - 8pm
    Saturday 10 am - 6pm
    Sunday 10 am - 6pm
    Bank Holidays: 10 am - 6pm

We're working hard to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour to make your area a safer place to live and work. You can have your say on how these priorities are set by contacting your neighbourhood policing team and indentifying the issues that matter to you.

Here are the priorities we are currently tackling in your area:

    None currently listed

For a full list of priorities, click here

Community meetings are held regularly in your community, giving you an opportunity to speak to your local officers or discuss local policing issues.

None currently scheduled

Phone Number: 0161 856 8549
Email Address: rochdalenorth@gmp.police.uk

Your local Inspector(s)

Darren Callaghan

Inspector Darren Callaghan

I am Inspector Darren Callaghan and I am pleased to be given the opportunity to take responsibility for Neighbourhood policing in the Town Centre and Milkstone & Deeplish areas of Rochdale. This is a continuation posting allowing for more focus on Neighbourhood policing delivery.

I have over 22 years of policing experience working in a variety of roles which include Response and Neighbourhood policing in the central Manchester areas as well as working at Manchester Town Hall wit...click here to read more

Meet the Team

  • Daniel Shirazi - Sergeant

    Daniel Shirazi

  • Bryony Hunt

  • Darren Davies - Constable

    Darren Davies

  • Dave Rowbotham

  • Helen Ward - Constable

    Helen Ward

  • Nick Slater - Constable

    Nick Slater

  • Ali Chirzai  - Police Community Support Officer

    Ali Chirzai

  • Andrew Gray - Police Community Support Officer

    Andrew Gray

  • Arifeen Suleman

  • Danielle Doran - Police Community Support Officer

    Danielle Doran

  • Francesca Cottam - Police Community Support Officer

    Francesca Cottam

  • Jordan Hall

  • Nicholas McNeill

  • Sohail Hussain

  • William King-Wilson - Police Community Support Officer

    William King-Wilson

Helpful Websites

Age Concern

Get involved - Special Constables

Get Involved - Volunteers

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service

Greater Manchester Victims' Services

Home Watch

Manchester Council crime advice

North West Ambulance Service

Local Websites

Rochdale Borough Council

Rochdale Borough Housing

Rochdale Family Service Directory


Man in custody after woman found dead in Rochdale

Shortly before 3am this morning (Tuesday 23 April 2019), police were called to a house on Royal Street in Smallbridge to reports that a woman had been stabbed.

Rochdale man jailed for sexual offences

A man who approached young girls in a Rochdale park before offering them cash in exchange for sex has been jailed.

© Greater Manchester Police 2019