Police Non-Emergency Number
101 is a non-emergency 24-hour number to contact your local police in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. It is provided by the police and local council to deal with community safety issues, non-emergency crime, policing and anti-social behaviour.
You can call 101 for:
- Vandalism, graffiti and other deliberate damage to property
- Noisy neighbours
- Threatening and abusive behaviour
- Abandoned vehicles
- Rubbish and litter, including fly tipping
- Drunk or rowdy behaviour in public places
- Drug-related anti-social behaviour
- Problems with street lighting
Calls to the 101 service will be charged at a fixed rate of 15p per call, whether from landlines or mobiles.
A list of alternative non-emergency numbers can be found at the UK Police website.