There are a number of ways you can contact Merseyside Police.

If it's an emergency call 999

Call this number if:

  • a serious office is in progress or has just been committed;
  • someone is in immediate danger or harm;
  • property is in danger of being damaged;
  • a serious disruption to the public is likely.

If you're deaf or hard of hearing, use the textphone service 18000.

Or text us on 999 if you’ve pre-registered with the emergencySMS service.

Silent 999 calls

If you're in danger but you can't talk on the phone, you should still call 999, then follow these instructions depending on whether you're calling from a mobile or a landline.

If it's not an emergency or for general enquiries call 101*

*Examples of when you might call this number include:

  • "My property has been stolen from my driveway"
  • "My car was vandalised last night"
  • "My house was burgled whilst I was on holiday"
If you're deaf or hard of hearing, use our textphone service on 18001 101.
If you're calling from outside of the UK, you can call Merseyside Police on 0151 709 6010.


You can also report crimes, anti-social behaviour and matters involving driving, vehicle and road traffic incidents online.

Report Online

On social media

@MerseyPolice @MerseyPolice                                                             @merseypolice @merseypolice

Postal Address

Rose Hill,
Merseyside Police headquarters,
15 Cazneau Street,
L3 3AN.

Visit Merseyside Police

Find your nearest police station or contact point.

Report a crime anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Crimestoppers 0800 555 111

There may be times when you wish to report an incident or give the police information, but you don't want anyone to know who you are.

If this is the case, you can contact Crimestoppers

Crimestoppers are a UK charity. They are completely independent from the police, which means if you call them you won't have to give your name. It also means you won't have to give evidence or go to court.

Report a hate crime to Stop Hate UK on 0800 138 1625

Stop Hate Crime 0800 138 1625Merseyside's Police Commissioner has funded national charity Stop Hate UK to deliver an independent 24/7 helpline for all victims of hate crime in Merseyside.

The service is open 24 hours a day and can be accessed in eight different ways including telephone, with British sign language, by text and on line via

Find out more about Hate Crime.