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.
An 18-year-old from Lewisham was sentenced to four years for robbery and possession of an imitation firearm in Catford last year.
A host of dedicated police work across 17 separate categories, including the Met's police officer of the year, is recognised.
London roads in 'lockdown' as Met works with Home Counties' police services to stop keyless vehicle thieves
Around 350 officers from the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) and Home Counties' police services are targeting vehicle thieves.
Brought to justice
Police in Lewisham are appealing for witnesses and information about an attempted robbery in Lewisham High Street on Saturday 21 February
Police and his family are appealing for information to find 20-year-old Steven Mubanga, who went missing on 11 January.
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.