You can contact North Yorkshire Police by phone, post, email or in person.
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For general enquiries (for example, to contact an officer or police station) or to report an incident that does not require immediate attention, dial 101. Calls are charged at 15p.
After dialling 101, you will be given four options:
To contact North Yorkshire Police from outside the force area, call 01904 618691.
If you are calling us from outside the UK, dial +44 1904 618691. Make sure you dial the international prefix first (so in most European countries, dial 00 44 1904 618691, or in North America, dial 011 44 1904 618691).
You should only dial 999 if:
(Emergency health services in York and North Yorkshire will respond to drug overdose calls for help without routinely notifying the police).
Send enquiries to email@example.com - please include as much detail as possible in your message, including:
If you prefer, you can email your local Safer Neighbourhood Team directly.
Email addresses for specific requests - for example those relating to Freedom of Information or firearms information - can be found on this website. You can search or use the sitemap to quickly find what you are looking for.
The postal address for Headquarters is:
North Yorkshire Police
You can find addresses for other police stations on our police stations page.
Hate crimes are based on ignorance, prejudice and discrimination, and have no place in our society. A hate crime is any crime which is perceived by the victim or any other person to be motivated by prejudice or hate. There are many different ways to report a hate crime.
To contact an officer, police station, or to report an incident that does not require immediate attention or for general enquiries. This service is provided by the RNID Text Relay service and is suitable for people who have a hearing or speech impairment.
If there is a crime in progress or if there is a threat to life. This service is provided by the RNID Text Relay service and is suitable for people who have a hearing or speech impairment.
The emergencySMS service lets deaf, hard of hearing and speech-impaired people in the UK send an SMS text message to the UK 999 service where it will be passed to the police, ambulance, fire rescue, or coastguard. Register your mobile phone now; don't wait until you need the emergencySMS service.
We have created an Easy Read poster using a font (OpenDyslexic) to improve readibility for people with dyslexia: In an emergency, dial 999 (Easy Read & Dyslexia) [441kb]. If you know of anyone who might benefit from a copy of this poster, please print it out for them.
If you would like to commend an officer for their conduct whilst on duty you can contact our via:
Our Professional Standards Directorate is responsible for the investigation of all public complaints, whether they are made about Police Officers, Police Staff or Special Constables. For more information, please visit the Complaints and commendations page of our website.
Please contact the directorate for more information.