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How do I make a civil claim for compensation against the GMP?

If your claim falls into one of the following categories:

  • Road traffic accident involving a GMP vehicle;
  • Damage to or loss of property (including forced entry to premises);
  • Unattended vehicle or premises search.

Your claim must be made in writing and sent to one of the following addresses:

By e-mail:
motorandpropertyclaims@gmp.police.uk

By post:

Motor & Property Unit
Legal Services
Professional Standards Branch
Greater Manchester Police
c/o Openshaw Complex
Lawton Street
Manchester
M11 2NS

By fax:

To fax number: 0161 856 2718

For all other claims, your claim must be made in writing and sent to one of the following addresses: 

By e-mail:

CivilLitigation.Unit@gmp.police.uk

By post:

Civil Litigation Unit
Legal Services
Professional Standards Branch
Greater Manchester Police
c/o Openshaw Complex
Lawton Street
Manchester
M11 2NS

By fax:

To fax number: 0161 856 2718

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