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In an emergency dial 999

An emergency is when a life is in danger or a crime is in progress.


Email should not be used to report crime.

Call your local police, dial 101

In a non-emergency dial 101

To call from outside the UK dial +44 121 626 5000

More information on the 101 number (external website)

Watch this short film to see how the force handles non-emergency calls via 101 (external website)

Note: Callers using the number will incur a flat rate charge of 15p no matter how long the call lasts and whether their call is made from a landline or mobile.

Write to us

Police Headquarters
West Midlands Police
Lloyd House
Colmore Circus
B4 6NQ

(Currently closed for refurbishment)

General fax enquiries: 0121 626 5642

For public enquiries use Birmingham Central police station

Sat-nav users

Please use B4 6AT for West Midlands Police headquarters. Do not send post to this postcode.

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Crimestoppers is an independent charity. They will not want your name, just your information. Your call will not be traced or recorded and you do not have to go to court to give a statement. If you have any information relating to any crime call anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through


You have the right to make a complaint about our service. Please read our Complaints section to find out how to make a complaint and the appeals process.

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Emergency SMS service

Deaf, hard of hearing and speech-impaired people in the UK can send an SMS text message to the UK 999 service. Find out more here:

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Foreign language guides

Emergency contact information in foreign languages.

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Ask the police

Answers to the most common questions about policing including speeding, spent convictions and car tax.


Please note this is for media only. If you need to speak to the police ring 101 or 999 in an emergency.

0121 626 5858

The office is open Monday – Friday 6am – 7pm and Saturdays and Sundays between 7.30am and 3.30pm. Outside of these hours for critical incidents an on call press office facility is available through the Force Control Centre.