Issues with roads, verges, fly-tipping, dog waste, antisocial behaviour are taken care of by Cornwall County Council.
Please visit the Cornwal County Council website to report such issues.
How and when to contact the police
In an emergency
I need to tell the police because I need help now.
- Call 999 if you or someone else is badly hurt.
- Call 999 if you or someone else is in danger or frightened.
- Call 999 if a crime is taking place.
I need to tell the police but I am Deaf/hard of hearing or speech impaired.
- Text 999 to send a message to the police using your mobile phone.
- You will need to register your mobile phone with the website at www.emergencysms.org.uk first. So please do that soon.
It is a non-emergency. I would like to tell the police something but I don't need help right away.
- Call 101 to talk to the police.
- If it is not an emergency, for example:
a crime that does not require an immediate response, it can be reported using the online crime reporting form.
I would like to tell the police using web chat
- Watch the how to web chat video on the Devon & Cornwall Police website and then select the 'Need help?' button at the bottom of this screen.
I would like to tell the police but I am Deaf/hard of hearing or speech impaired.
- Text 67101 to send a text message to the police using your mobile phone.
- Email email@example.com to send an email to the Devon and Cornwall Police
The above information has been taken from the Devon & Cornwall Police website.
Other useful contact information:
Telephone 0800 555 111 or use the online reporting form.
You can report fraud or cybercrime to Action Fraud any time of the day or night using the online reporting tool on the actionfraud.police.uk website.
Telephone 0300 123 2040 or if you are deaf or hard of hearing you can contact us on textphone 0300 123 2050.