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.
Officers in Lewisham rescued a baby from a locked car yesterday afternoon, after the baby's mother lost her car keys.
Whitefoot Safer Neighbourhoods Team attended the Tahir mosque during community action day
Police across London are joining forces today, Wednesday 22 April, to conduct a day of action against theft of powered two wheelers.
Brought to justice
Detectives are appealing for information and witnesses after an elderly Lewisham resident was the victim of fraud.
Officers from Southwark are appealing to the public for help to find 22-year-old Lewis Nathan Zotiades who failed to appear at court
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.