Welcome to Rochdale

Police take to airport to raise awareness on FGM


Officers from Greater Manchester Police launched an initiative to raise awareness of female genital mutilation (FGM).

Greater Manchester Police appeal for respect during festivities


The week-long operation which started on Monday 14 July was supported by Manchester Airport and the UK Border Force. It saw specialist officers patrol check-in desks at the airport to spot any families that might have been taking their children to home countries to take part in the illegal act.

Child abduction in salford, false alarm


During the week, 17 families were spoken to by police who also provided them with information leaflets about FGM and its dangers.

Teenagers pose as charity collectors - Manchester


Detective Chief Superintendent Vanessa Jardine from Greater Manchester Police, said: “We want this week of action to raise awareness within communities that are affected. FGM is a crime and GMP along with our partners operates a zero tolerance approach to it.

Policing in your local community

Manchester's Most Wanted - Can you help?

Hate crime reporting centres

Contact your local Partnership Team with regards to any hate crime you may have been subjected to. If you feel you cannot contact us at GMP, below is a list of alternative Partnership Team's in your area. Click here to find out more about your Divisions current Hate Crime objectives.

Castlemere Community Centre
Tweedale St
OL11 1HH
01706 645200

Community Safety Service
Council Offices, Fountain Street
M24 1AF
0845 602 4993

Middleton Shopping Centre, Unit F10A
M24 4EL
0161 643 3125

Langley Neighbourhood Wardens
Lingmell Close, Langley
M24 4HS
0161 654 8464 / 0845 330 4071 (24 Hours)

Middleton Customer Services
Council Offices, Sadler Street
M24 5UJ
01706 927 150

Mrs Liz Sykes - Countour Housing
236 - 240 Oldham Road
M24 2DP
0845 601 120

Northern Counties Housing Association
Hollingworth House, Baillie Street
OL16 1YN
01706 764 000

Principal Youth & Community Officer
RMBC Youth Service, Municipal Offices, Smith Street
OL16 1YD
01706 925111

Riverside Pennine Housing Association
17 Lingmell Close, Langley
M24 4HS
08453 304 071

Riverside Pennine Housing Association
17 Lingmell Close, Langley
M24 4HS
01706 67 4353

Rochdale Boroughwide Housing
The Old Post Office, The Esplanade
OL16 1AE
0845 070 5170

Rochdale Customer Services
Municipal Offices (2), PO Box 39, Smith Street
OL16 1LQ
01706 92 4408

Rochdale Law Centre
15 Drake Street
OL16 1RE
01706 657 776

Rochdale Petrus Community
Craig Lea House, 25 Church Lane
OL16 1NR
01706 345 844

St Vincents Housing Association
St Chads House, 32 Church Stile
OL16 1QE
01706 354 640

Technical Support Officer
Town Hall, The Esplanade
OL16 1AB
01706 924 958

Click here to view more information on hate crime.

Visit the True Vision website for information on hate crime or incidents and how to report it online: http://report-it.org.uk/home

Your local Commander

Chief Superintendent Chris Sykes

Division Commander

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as the new Divisional Commander for Rochdale. I want to work hard with the support of officers to see that the borough remains a safe place to live, work and visit. My officers and staff won’t be resting on their laurels. They will continue to arrest criminals, bring in wanted offenders and see that justice is served. However we cannot do this alone. You are our eyes and ears, and without your he...(more)

Local contact numbers

You should always call 999 in an emergency.

Call 101 to report a non-emergency incident or make a general enquiry.

You can contact your local neighbourhood team on:-

Local crime map

Your community map
For more information about crime in Rochdale, please visit the crime mapping website www.police.uk

Helpful websites

Age Concern

Get involved - Special Constables

Get Involved - Volunteers

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service

Home Watch

Manchester Council crime advice

North West Ambulance Service

Office of Police & Crime Commissioner

Victim Support and Witness Service Greater Manchester

Victims of Crime

Community websites

Rochdale Borough Housing

Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council