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Find out more about Road Traffic Collisions including serious collisions.
- 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.
Report Fraud Online (NEW SERVICE) if one of the following applies:
You can also call us on 101 if you don't have access to a computer or smartphone.
- 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.
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...
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...
If a crime is in progress or life is in danger, call 999 immediately.
For more information about hate crime and local community contacts visit our Hate Crime advice page.
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.
If you prefer not to report directly to the police use TrueVision's online reporting facility.
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....
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.