Report a crime

​There are a number of ways you can get in touch with Durham Constabulary depending on the urgency and type of request.

Telephone

In an emergency, always call 999.

In a non-emergency call 101.

(Calls to 101 cost 15p per call, no matter what time of day it is, or how long the call lasts. Click here for more information about the 101 service)

Mini-Com users call 0191 3752090  (must be Mini-com registered)

If you are calling from outside County Durham or Darlington call 0345 6060365

A Police Emergency is when:

  • Someone’s life is in danger
  • Someone is at risk of violence, or property is about to be damaged
  • A serious offence is in progress
  • A suspect is at the scene or an early arrest is likely
  • Serious disruption to the public is likely
  • Very serious crime (e.g. rape, grievous bodily harm etc.)

 

For people who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired

Emergency SMS allows deaf, hard of hearing and speech impaired people in UK to send an SMS text message to the UK 99 service.

Click here to register with this service www.emergencysms.org.uk

Text message to 86101. This will get an automatic text response prior to communications actioning the information. This service is for NON EMERGENCY contact only  

Mini-Com users call 0191 3752090  (must be Mini-com registered)

Crimestoppers

You can report crime anonymously by calling the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.

Crimestoppers is a simple and anonymous way for members of the public to help prevent and solve crimes throughout the UK.

Information you have about a crime may be vital to the police.

If you think you know something which may be of use then pick up the phone

Your call is free

It is completely anonymous

You may receive a reward.

Cheatline - Report Insurance Fraud   

If you know anyone involved in committing insurance fraud, you are paying for this with increased insurance premiums. This money can then be used to fund other criminal activity. Please help the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) in their fight to protect honest customers.

Report fraud on the Action Fraud website (online fraud)

“Action Fraud is the UK's national fraud and internet crime reporting centre. They provide a central point of contact for information about fraud and financially motivated internet crime. If you've been scammed, ripped off or conned, there is something you can do about it - get in touch with them”

Get in touch by calling: 0300 123 2040

Report fraud on the Action Fraud Website

You can also report non emergency incident to us in person by telephoning us on 101.

Dial 999 in an emergency.

National Anti-Terrorist Hotline

You can report suspicious activity to the National Anti-Terrorist Hotline on 0800 789 321.

 

Report online terrorist material

Report illegal terrorist information, pictures or videos you’ve found on the internet. Your report will be treated anonymously.

Report online terrorist material on the Home Office website


 

 

Hate Crime - Incidents & ReportingReporting Hate Crime 

What is a "Hate Crime"

To Report Hate Crime Online –  True Vision.

You can also report non emergency incident to us in person by telephoning us on 101.

Dial 999 in an emergency.

 

Reporting illegal web contentInternet watch foundation

If you encounter illegal web content, you can report it to the

Internet Watch Foundation         

You can also report non emergency incident to us in person by telephoning us on 101.

Dial 999 in an emergency.

Reporting suspicious Maritime activity Project Kraken

Suspicious activity could be the unusual presence of a vessel, cargo or people within ports or marinas, but whatever it is if you suspect it then report it by telephoning us on 101.

Dial 999 in an emergency.

Reporting suspicious Aviation activity    Project Pegasus

If you see or hear anything suspicious within the Aviation community report it by telephoning us on 101.

or email: durhamteesvalleyairport@durham.pnn.police.uk

Dial 999 in an emergency.