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 this gallery is a simple but effective way in which the public can help police to fight crime.
Teenager with learning difficulties presented with replacement bicycle by Lewisham officers.
Met Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan Howe and the Mayor of London Boris Johnson praised the important role of young police volunteers
Brought to justice
Seven members of an international drug smuggling ring have been jailed for a total of 81 years.
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.