Lewisham is home to a vast population of young people and has undergone some regeneration with a shopping centre located in Lewisham High Street. The borough has a varied landscape with some leafy suburbs. Lewisham Police work closely with the local authority and other agencies such as the Lewisham Community Police Consultative Group to discuss aspects of policing, community safety and related issues which matter to the communities of Lewisham.
Detectives would like to trace and speak to the man in the image
Detectives in Lewisham are appealing for witnesses to an assault that happened in New Cross Road on Saturday, 11 July.
Viewing this gallery is a simple but effective way in which the public can help police to fight crime.
The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) is intensifying its crackdown on drink and drug drivers during the festive period.
The Met is narrowing in on commercial markets that buy and sell second-hand goods as part of its crackdown on burglary.
Brought to justice
A 50-year-old man has been jailed for theft, after stealing over £600 from a Blackheath woman.
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 .
Lewisham has 19 Safer Neighbourhoods Teams. You can find them on the Lewisham Safer Neighbourhoods team page.