This section provides information on how you can contact the Metropolitan Police Service when it is not an emergency.
If a crime is currently taking place and you are in immediate danger, dial 999. If you wish to contact the Metropolitan Police Service and it is not an emergency please call our non-emergency number, 101. Deaf and deafened people using a Textphone(minicom) should dial 18000 in an emergency. Otherwise visit our reporting crime pages for further information on how to report various types of non-urgent crime.
There are various ways you can report a crime to us. In an emergency, always dial 999, or for non-emergencies call 101. You can also report crimes online or at a police station front counter.
Non-emergency contact number
We're committed to make it easier for you to get the service you need from us. Dial 101 for incidents not requiring an immediate police response. If you are deaf, deafened, hard of hearing or have a speech impairment, a text phone is available on 18001 101.
We have a key role in protecting London from terrorism, but we need the help and support to do this. If you see or hear anything that could be terrorist-related trust your instincts and call the Anti-Terrorist Hotline.
General enquiries, thanks and complaints
Your views are important to us. Please contact us if you have a general enquiry or if you want to thank the Met or if you want to make a complaint
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Borough Liaison
The Metropolitan Police Service has LGBT liaison officers on every borough to assist LGBT people living, working or visiting London.
Email an officer
To make it easier for you to contact us about something you've already reported, instead of dialling 101 you can now leave an email message for your investigating officer. This could be to provide them with an update or to ask them to contact you.
Victim support and advice
We are dedicated to improving the service you receive. This section contains details of help and support available for victims of crime.
We are committed to reducing the number of roads related deaths, injuries and crimes across London. Find out about the role of our traffic teams do and how to report a road traffic collision to us.
If you are collecting money for charity, organising a protest, applying to own a firearm or wish to undertake a media project in London you need to ask for permission first. This section contains further information and permission forms.
Neighbourhood Link is a community messaging service from the Metropolitan Police Service that provides news and information about policing activity or initiatives, crime prevention advice as well as major incidents affecting your area.