Remember to always call 999 if the crime is being committed now, the offender is nearby, or if you or other people are injured or in danger.
Please note Live Chat is not available 24/7 but is monitored between the hours of 9am to 6pm, seven days a week.
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Our 101 Live Chat service is for general enquiries and advice as well as reporting non-urgent incidents or crimes. Please also note this facility is not monitored 24/7.
If Live Chat is offline, please consider checking the Advice Centre on our force website. This contains useful links and guidance which may answer your query. If you cannot find the answer to your query on here please consider contacting us via telephone on 101. However in an emergency always call 999 – Please see the following link for criteria for calling 101 and 999.
Our operators look forward to chatting with you over our 101 Live Chat on matters that relate to the Durham Constabulary policing area. We will not be able to assist with anything outside of the Durham Constabulary policing area.
Abusive and nuisance messages will not be tolerated. We kindly ask that you refrain from misusing this facility. If you choose to ignore this message you could face criminal prosecution.
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