At the February Council Meeting members agreed to cancel Civic events for May and June 2021 due to the ongoing Covid19 restrictions and for safety precautions. To that end there will be no Mayoral Introduction Ceremony or Civic Service this year. We hope very much that we can get back on track next year and enjoy these traditional events once more.
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This summer, we are expecting more people to visit Devon and Cornwall and this may increase demand on the police’s contact centres. So if you have need to contact the police why not ClickB4UCall.
Devon & Cornwall Police offer a range of online services which can be used to report any non-emergency crimes and incidents including Report Crime Online, WebChat and Email 101.
If you have a question and not sure who can help then AskNED – the non-emergency directory.
If you have a non-urgent matter that you wish to bring to the attention of your Local Policing Team, the easiest way of contacting them is as follows :
Go to this Devon and Cornwall Police web-page here – https://www.devon-cornwall.police.uk/your-area/
On that page go to the Find your Local Policing Team box.
Fill in either the relevant location or post-code, or use the drop down menu to select the appropriate Neighbourhood.
Click the Search button.
Details of the Local Policing Team will then be displayed, along with a box allowing anyone to send a message to that team.
Will 999 calls be answered?
Answering calls to the 999 number is a priority and we are making sure that we have additional resilience through training student officers to support our call handlers. Please continue to dial 999 in all emergency situations.
What is the best way to contact the police at this busy time for non-emergencies?
If possible we would ask that you use the following options before dialling 101 at this busy time.
•Click before you call – go online at devon-cornwall.police.uk/
•Check if you can find the answer yourself on AskNed
•Use the online crime reporting form
•Webchat live with the 101 service (link to this facility at bottom right of Devon and Cornwall Police homepage)
•Email the 101 service at email@example.com
•Calling 101 phone line
If you do need to call 101 about a non emergency, please be aware that it may take longer than normal to answer your call. Perhaps consider calling at a quieter time of the day, like late evening if it is not time critical.
I have intelligence about a crime – who should I contact?
Please continue to contact the police on the details listed above. If it is an emergency call 999 or for non emergencies use the online contact options where possible.
You can also report crime and intelligence anonymously via Crimestoppers either by calling 0800 555111 or by using their online reporting system at www.crimestoppers-uk.org