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.
MPS officers are taking part in nearly 250 activities across South London today.
Brought to justice
A man who held a woman hostage whilst repeatedly raping her has today, 11 September, been jailed for 14 years.
A woman has been jailed for 11 months for making false allegations to police about a man she claimed was harassing and threatening her
Police are appealing for information following a robbery at Bellingham Green Park
Detectives are appealing for information following a burglary in Lewisham in which a number of distinctive items of jewellery were stolen.
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.