Report Crime With Thames Valley Police

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

Thames Valley Police is the largest non-metropolitan police force in England and Wales. They police the counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire and serve a diverse population of more than two million, plus six million visitors who come to Thames Valley each year. They patrol 196 miles of motorway - more than any British police force. The Thames Valley Police Force area is divided into 12 Local Policing Areas (LPAs). For more information, visit the Thames Valley Police website.

Thames Valley Police is one of the 43 police forces in England and Wales and is the largest non-metropolitan force. It covers over 2,200 square miles and three counties: Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire. They serve a diverse population of over 2.34 million people. The force has 11 local policing areas, each with a command structure led by a Superintendent. The population has grown by 10% in the last ten years. The force is also responsible for policing 196 miles of motorway.

Thames Valley Police works closely with Hampshire Constabulary, and since 2011, they have shared a Joint Operations Unit (JOU). The JOU includes our roads policing unit, firearms capability, operational support, dogs unit, mounted unit (Thames Valley) and marine unit (Hampshire).

Visit the Thames Valley Police Crime Reporting page to find details on how to report a crime.

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:

Thames Valley Police And Crime Commissioner Details:

Matthew Barber is the current Police Commissioner for Thames Valley Police. Find Details below to contact the PCC Headquarters Office:

Contact Thames Valley Police:


Phone: 101

Address Postcode
302 North Row Witan Gate East Milton Keynes
Bridge Road Maidenhead Berkshire
Castle Street Reading Berks
Colwell Drive Abingdon
OX14 1AU
King George V Road Amersham Bucks
Mill Lane Newbury Berks
RG14 5QU
Queen Victoria Road High Wycombe Bucks
HP11 1BE
Queens Avenue Bicester Oxfordshire
OX26 2NT
Rushey Way Lower Earley Berks
St Aldates Oxford
The Broadway Bracknell Berks
RG12 1AD
Warwick Road Banbury Oxon
OX16 2AE
Welch Way Witney Oxon
OX28 6JN
Wendover Road Aylesbury Bucks
HP21 7LA
Windsor Road Slough Berks

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