Police & Crime

Police & Crime

Reporting Common Issues & Useful Links

Always call 999 if a serious offence is in progress (or has just been committed).
Call 999 if someone is in immediate danger or harm, property is in danger of being damaged, or if a serious disruption in public is about to take place.
If you have a hearing or speech impairment, use the text phone service 18000.
101 is to be called in non-emergencies or you can use the online reporting system on the Constabulary website (gloucestershire.police.uk).
Please find below direct links to report various crimes:

Action Fraud The UKs national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime. These reports are sent to police forces for investigation.
Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) Report antisocial behaviour.
ASB Case Reviews Providing victims who have already reported ASB to various agencies the opportunity to request a multi-agency meeting (subject to local threshold).
Civil Disputes Please note, unless a crime has occurred the police are unlikely to get involved in civil disputes, however, please use this link to find the best agency to support you.
Crime Report a crime.
Domestic Abuse Report domestic abuse.
Missing People How to report a missing person.
Noise Complaints These are the responsibility of your local Council. You can report these to the Environmental Health team via your District/City/Borough Council website.
Road Traffic Incident Report a road traffic incident.
Traffic Regulation orders TROs are not the responsibility of the police but of Gloucestershire County Council Highways department. Please use the link for further information.
Vehicle related issues Vehicles causing an obstruction or hazard to other road users/ pedestrians can be reported by calling 101 or via the link to Antisocial Behaviour.
Vehicles Parking Complaints Vehicles in contravention of parking restrictions (i.e. parking on yellow lines or for longer than is permitted) are the responsibility of Gloucestershire County Council.

Useful Links

Ask the Police A resource created to help answer the most common questions posed by the general public.
Community Alerts  Sign up to the scheme providing direct information on crime and ASB in communities.
Crime stoppers An independent UK charity giving people the opportunity to speak up about crime with 100% anonymity.
Gloucestershire Constabulary Their website provides pages on reporting crimes, applying or registering for various licences as well as where to find out what is going on in your local area.
Gloucestershire OPCC Information on the police and crime plan as well as up to date information on the current work of the OPCC and PCC.
Neighbourhood watch A charity organisation aimed at helping to prevent crime.
Police.uk The national policing website providing information about policing in general, including reporting links as well as performance information.
Your Area Up to date information on the current neighbourhood team for each area as well as crime data.