Crime - 999/101 etc
In an emergency you should of course always dial 999.
When to call 999
You should always call 999 if:
- you or someone else is in immediate danger
- if the crime is in progress
- you need police help immediately.
This could include:
- someone using violence or threatening violence
- if there is a danger to life
- serious damage is being or could be caused to a property
- a potential criminal has been disturbed or stopped
- a road traffic collision where someone is hurt or a danger is being caused to other road users.
If the matter is not an emergency, dial 101.
To report non-emergency crimes, disorder or anti-social behaviour or to speak to your local police officers.
- Tel: 101 (general 24/7 number). People who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired can textphone 18001 101 or mini-com 01473 611160.
- Email: IpswichEast.SNT@suffolk.pnn.police.uk
- or complete an online form at: https://www.suffolk.police.uk/your-area/contact-your-snt
Please DO NOT RING 101 for noise nuisance, lost dogs, abandoned vehicles, fly tipping and littering, road problem (traffic lights not working, roadworks, debris in the road), mis-selling, litter/dog fouling, fraud and untaxed vehicles
Guidance for these issues can be found at: https://www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/101
Last update on Thursday 16 Aug 2018 by Alan Comber.