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Find answers to 1000 policing questions in our easy-to-use A-Z. Includes common queries about the law and civil issues.

Report a crime or incident

Report a non-urgent crime or incident online (NEW SERVICE) 
  • View the options below to make sure you are using the correct service first.
In an emergency (when life is in danger and crime is in progress) always call 999.

Report a Road Traffic Collision (RTC)

You must only contact police

  • If you didn't exchange details with the other party. You must report the collision to us within 24 hours - Report a Collision Online (NEW SERVICE) or call 101 (our non-emergency number). 
  • If somone suffers minor injuries, you must call us on 101 within 30 days. 
Find out more about Road Traffic Collisions including serious collisions.

Report fraud

Report Fraud Online  (NEW SERVICE) if one of the following applies: 

  • You know who the suspect is and their address is in Kent.
  • Items or goods are to be delivered to a known suspect address in Kent.
  • There is CCTV of the incident that clearly identifies the suspect.
  • You (or the victim) describe yourself as vulnerable.
You can also call us on 101 if you don't have access to a computer or smartphone.

In all other circumstances, to report fraud (online fraud and related internet crime) and receive a crime reference number contact Action Fraud or call 0300 123 2040. Also see: Stay safe from fraud...

Report suspicious online contact with a child

If you think a child is at immediate risk call 999.

You can report suspicious online behaviour through the 
National Crime Agency (CEOP) who deal with threats to children.

Also see:
how Kent Police is tackling child abuse...

Report a hate crime

If a crime is in progress or life is in danger, call 999 immediately.

To report a non-urgent crime or incident:  Report Hate Crime Online (NEW SERVICE) 

You can also call 101 or visit a police station for non-urgent reporting.

For more information about hate crime and local community contacts visit our Hate Crime advice page.

If you prefer not to report directly to the police use TrueVision's online reporting facility

Report criminal online content

The Internet Watch Foundation takes reports of: child sexual abuse content hosted anywhere in the world, obscene content hosted in the UK, non-photographic child sexual abuse content hosted in the UK and gets it removed.

Find out how to 
Make a report....

Give information anonymously

If you want to report something you have seen or heard about a crime, but are worried about coming forward, you can make a report anonymously through Crimestoppers.

Call 0800 555111 or
make a report online.

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