• Norwood Forum

Police

When, Why and How to Contact them

EMERGENCY CALLS
In an emergency please telephone 999.
If you are deaf, deafened, hard of hearing or have a speech impairment, a text phone is available on 18000.

You should use these numbers if:

  • A crime is happening right now
  • Someone is in immediate danger, or there is a risk of serious damage to property
  • A suspect for a serious crime is nearby
  • There is a traffic collision involving injury or danger to other road users.

WHEN SHOULD I CALL 101?
You can read all the details on this link, brief version below:

You should call 101 to report crime and other concerns that do not require an emergency response. For example, if:

  • Your car has been stolen
  • Your property has been damaged
  • You suspect drug use or dealing in your neighbourhood.

Or to:

  • Give the police information about crime in your area
  • Speak to the police about a general enquiry.

You should always call 999 when it is an emergency, such as when a crime is in progress, someone suspected of a crime is nearby, when there is danger to life or when violence is being used or threatened.

What about nuisance or environmental issues?
You should contact Lambeth about general issues such as (click on links for direct access to the right webpage):


Here in Norwood we are policed by the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) under the Lambeth MPS, Central South Command who have a Twitter account you can follow and DM (direct message) 101 crime to: @LambethMPS

Our specific policing is carried out by Safer Neighbourhoods Teams.
Norwood Forum represents three Wards: Knights Hill, Gipsy Hill and Thurlow Park. The webpage for each of these three Safer Neighbourhoods Teams (links below) has crime statistics, local activity, location of your nearest Police Station, who is on your Safer Neighbourhoods Team (including ways to meet them such as their ‘Cuppa with a Copper’ events), and their Twitter account details (links also below).
Please DO NOT report crime via Twitter to our Safer Neighbourhoods Teams, see above for details.
(Don't know which Ward you live in? Check out these handy maps: Knights Hill, Gipsy Hill, Thurlow Park)

Knights Hill
Twitter: @MPSKnightsHill

Police Sergeant

Police Constable

Police Constable

PCSO

Danny Kendall

Saul Bird

Richard Galipeau

Salim Marwari

 

Gipsy Hill
Twitter: @MPSGipsyHill

Police Sergeant

Acting Sergeant

Police Constable

Police Constable

PCSO

Danny Kendall

Paul Gittens

Taya Jackson

Iona O’Brien

Geraldine Jeary

 

Thurlow Park
Twitter: @MPSThurlowPark

Police Sergeant

Police Constable

Police Constable

PCSO

Danny Kendall

Kate Brian

Glen Fitz-Coy

Carl McLean