Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Can I use this site to report a crime?
No. In an emergency always dial 999. Other crimes may be reported at any police station. You can find links to your local police force at http://www.police.uk.
Some non-emergency minor crimes may be reported via the internet using the facility at http://www.online.police.uk.
If you’re not sure if a law has been broken if you should contact the police, then check our list of common police questions
Q: Where can I find information on a specific topic
There are two ways of finding information on this site. If you�re looking for something specific, then the easiest way is to click on the search button at the top of this page
Q: Where can I get booklets / CD-ROMs for the Toolkits
Both booklets and CR-ROMs are available from Prolog distribution, tel: 0870 241 4680, fax: 0870 241 4786, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: When will the Toolkit on … be published?
The Toolkits are being released on a rolling programme, and we don’t have any fixed dates for publication of any given Toolkit at present. Most of the remaining Toolkits are receiving
Q: Where can I find summaries of statistical information?
There is a summary of recent major statistical bulletins maintained at /sta_index.htm.
Information on the most recent official Recorded Crime Figures is available at /statistics15.htm.
Information on the most recent British Crime Survey may be found at /statistics18.htm.
Research and statistical publications by the Home Office’s Research, Development and Statistics Directorate (RDS) can be found at http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds.
Q: Where can I get Home Office report�
The Crime Reduction Website doesn�t normally hold copies of other people�s reports if they�re available elsewhere, though we’ll often signpost them and give you a brief summary
Q: What other crime reduction resources are available on the �net.
We maintain a list of UK resources at /websites31.htm.
And a list of overseas resources at /websites35.htm
UK-Online�s Dealing with Crime Life Event contains useful information for members of the public to consider.
Sold Secure, SSAIB (Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board), and the
Q: Why can I only access the ‘Audits’ part of the Partnerships Toolkit?
To answer a demand from partnerships, the Audit chapters (which are complete) have been published before the rest of this
Q: How can I contact you?
For general feedback on the website, please use the
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Last update: 16 December 2004