Report Crime With Lancashire Constabulary

✅ Article By Anne-Marie Pearman & Reviewed By Zeynep Topcu

Founded in 1839, the Lancashire Constabulary covers some 2,000 square miles. The county has a population of 1.51 million with a rich diversity of communities spread over a large geographical area, all with specific policing needs. It includes coastal towns, large towns, city centres and rural communities. Lancashire Constabulary’s ambition is to consistently be the best police force in the country by always putting people first, focusing on Neighbourhood Policing, Diversity, Quality and Protecting People.

The Constabulary splits into three divisions: West, South, and East, each run by a Chief Superintendent, known as a Divisional Commander, with Headquarters situated in Hutton, Preston.

Visit the Lancashire Constabulary Crime Reporting page to find details on how to report a crime.

Report Incidents To Lancashire Constabulary

Visit Lancashire Constabulary official website to report below Crimes:

Emergency Contact Numbers

Call 999 right away for any emergency, such as:

  • You are witnessing a crime or someone in extreme danger.
  • A serious offence is in progress, or the offender is still at the crime scene.
  • Someone is causing damage to a property.

When you are in danger and can't speak, Please follow the steps below:

Call 999 from your cell phone:

  1. Police won't be able to track your location, so you may cough, press some keys or provide any clue to locate you.
  2. Press 55 when prompted, and a Police officer will be able to listen to the voice coming through the phone.
Call 999 from the Landline:
  1. Police can track your location even if you don't speak.
  2. They will be able to hear your background noises and send an immediate rescue if they a suspect any danger.

Non-Emergency Crime Reporting

Call 101 when it is less urgent, but you need to report a crime or an offence such as:

  • Stolen Car
  • Property Damaged
  • Drug Dealing
  • Traffic Accident

Textphone Service

In case you have hearing or speech impairment:

  • Use TextPhone Service 18000 for Emergency Situations.
  • Use TextPhone Service 18001101 for Non-Emergency Situation.

Contact CrimeStoppers

To anonymously report a crime or suspicious behaviour:

Lancashire Constabulary And Crime Commissioner Details:

Andrew Snowden is the current Police Commissioner for Lancashire Constabulary. Find Details below to contact the PCC Headquarters Office:

Contact Lancashire Constabulary:


Phone: 101

Address Postcode
8-10 BroadwayAccrington
Gerry Richardson Wayoff Clifton RoadBlackpool**For Sat Nav please use FY4 4US
Lancaster Road NorthPreston
North Church StreetFleetwood
Parker LaneBurnley
Poulton SquareMorecambe
St Johns CourtAinsworth StBlackburn
St Thomas RoadChorley
Thurnham StreetLancaster
Whitebirk DriveBlackburn

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