Is it an emergency?

  • is there a threat to life (including road traffic incidents where someone is injured or the road is blocked)
  • does it feel like the situation could get heated or violent very soon
  • is there a risk of serious damage to property
  • is a serious offence in progress
  • there's serious disruption to the public or there could be

If so, please call 999 now.

If you're deaf or hard of hearing, use our textphone service 18000 or text us on 999 if you’ve pre-registered with the emergencySMS service.

Please make sure you've read and understood what you can and cannot do in your country before you get in touch with us:

This reporting service is not available in Scotland or Northern Ireland.

Only report something if you think there is a serious breach of the rules like a large gathering of people obviously from lots of different households.

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