Lewisham Council - Policing and public safety

Policing and public safety

To contact the Police, Fire, Ambulance or Coastguard service in an emergency, please ring 999.

All 999 calls are free and can be made from any phone, including mobiles. All 999 calls are recorded and you are breaking the law if you make a hoax emergency call.

​Useful websites

Victim Support 
A free, confidential service for victims of crime, offering support and information. Tel: 0845 30 30 900.

Lewisham Safer Neighbourhoods 
Each of Lewisham’s wards has a safer neighbourhood team. If you have concerns about day-to-day crime and disorder issues such as anti-social behaviour, noisy neighbours or vandalism, contact your local team.

Metropolitan Police Operation BumblebeeBurglary is a serious issue, that's why in London Operation Bumblebee is targeting burglars. Find out how you can make your home and property secure. 

Circle: the free London safety app
Londoners can stay safe and connected with the free Circle app. Check in with friends at the touch of a button and access useful resources such as emergency contact numbers and directions to your closest safety spot.


Lewisham Council awarded White Ribbon status

We have been awarded White Ribbon status in recognition of the work we have done to tackle violence against women and girls.

Volunteer panel members wanted for Youth Offending Service

We are looking for volunteers to join our Youth Offending Service as community panel members and work closely with young people to support them in not reoffending.

Lewisham standing together against racism, xenophobia and bigotry

We invite the citizens of Lewisham to join us in standing against all forms of hate crime by adding their signatures to this statement.

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