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.
Viewing the gallery is a simple but effective way in which the public can really help police to fight crime and make our community safer.
Five men and two women have been jailed for a total of 44 years, after attempting to import over a million pounds worth of drugs to the UK.
Don’t make your home an easy target for burglars - that’s the message from the Metropolitan Police to south London residents this summer.
Officers were called at 01:36hrs on Sunday 20 July, to a collision between a motorcyclist and a car in Adelaide Avenue SE4.
Brought to justice
A 15-year-old boy appeared at Bromley Youth Court on Thursday 10 July and pleaded guilty to a robbery committed in Burnt Ash Hill.
Two brothers convicted of the rape and robbery of two sex workers have been jailed for a total of 50 years.
Traffic officers continue to appeal for information after a 13 year old girl was killed in a collision on the South Circular Road.
Traffic officers are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on the South Circular Road this morning, 16 July.
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.