Croydon is one of the largest boroughs in London, is home to well over 300,000 people and is one of the largest economic centres in the south of England. Croydon police works closely with the local authority and other agencies, especially through the Safer Croydon Partnership to identify local policing priorities within Croydon and to develop and implement strategies to tackle crime and antisocial behaviour on a local level.
In 2014 we had many presents kindly donated by the public helping to provide presents to children who may otherwise not have received one last Christmas. This year we aim to help even more children get a gift this Christmas.
Viewing this gallery is a simple but effective way in which the public can help police to fight crime.
A new initiative which sees police officers prepared to respond to life-threatening emergencies in Croydon launches on Monday 30 November.
Police across the country are reminding the public & businesses of the vital role they can play in keeing the UK safe from terrorism
Brought to justice
A gang that robbed security guards as they made deliveries across south London have been jailed to more than 26 years' imprisonment.
There are a number of ways you can get in touch with us depending on the request type and urgency. Remember, if it's an emergency always dial 999 - Our non emergency contact number is 101 .
Croydon has 26 Safer Neighbourhoods Teams. You can find them on the Croydon Safer Neighbourhoods team page.