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.
Police were called to Lewisham Hospital at approximately 12:30hrs on 17 September after reports of a security guard being assaulted.
One of the officer's during the incident was attacked with a pair of scissors sustaining serious injuries.
Eight members of a Lewisham based organised criminal network arrested across London, Kent and Hampshire
Police have carried out dawn raids across the UK this morning (Wednesday, 10 September) targeting a criminal network.
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 after a motorcyclist died following a collision in SE13 this morning, 12 September.
Two weeks after she disappeared, detectives are continuing to ask for the public’s help to find missing Alice.
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.