Police and reporting crime

If you see a crime or a crime is taking place you should always call 999 for an emergency response

If it is not an emergency there are several was to report and incident. You can visit West Midlands Police Web pages for details

Or you can call into any local Police station

Staying safe from crime

There is much we can all do to help keep ourselves safe from crime and the impact of drug and alcohol misuse.

Most offenders are opportunists - they take advantage of the easiest opportunities to commit crime. So, taking a few simple steps can make a big difference and help prevent you from becoming a victim of crime.

Advice is available: 

Local community safety services

There are many local services available in Coventry to help people report incidents, take action to help their community and support witnesses and victims.

Members of the public can report:

  • Crime or suspicious activity to West Midlands Police online via www.west-midlands.police.uk or by calling 101. Always dial 999 in an emergency. As well as reporting crime and suspicious activity, the West Midlands Police website provides advice and support to answer your questions about a range of different situations.
  • Concerns about mis-selling to the Business Complaince team, problems with the street scene, including envirocrimeanti-social behaviour to Customer Services on 08085 834333.

Much crime is committed by opportunistic offenders - who spot easy opportunities to commit crime - which is easily prevented by taking a few simple steps.

There are a number of services available to local residents and businesses to help secure their property and keep themselves safe.

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