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Emergency and non-emergency numbers


In an emergency

Call 999 (only when you need immediate help)

You should call 999 when:

  • life is threatened
  • people are injured
  • crime is in progress
  • offenders are nearby


101Call 101 (our non-emergency number)*

(* Or 01622 690690 if calling from outside the UK).

You should call 101 for:

  • general enquiries
  • non-urgent crime reporting
  • anti-social behaviour
  • your local community officer

Examples of non-urgent incidents are:

  • 'My bike has been stolen'
  • 'My car has been vandalised'
  • 'I think I’ve found some stolen property'
  • 'I was in a minor traffic collision yesterday'
  • 'I need to speak to my neighbourhood officer'

Find out more about the 101 number.

Calling from outside Kent

Overseas callers and callers from outside Kent can call us on 01622 690690.

112 – European emergency number for countries in the European Union. As a European citizen, you can call 112 to contact the emergency services.


Media agencies

 Media outlets should contact our Press Office with enquiries.